Moreton Bay Regional Council says aerosol containers can be recycled if they are competely empty

Last week, in a story about the disgusting and dangerous items put in recycling bins, the Pine Rivers Press was told aerosol cans were not recycleable, because they present an explosion hazard in the recycling process.

However, this week a Moreton Bay Regional Council spokesman said aerosol cans could be recycled, but only if they were completely empty before they were put into recycle bins.

“Moreton Bay Regional Council advises residents to exhaust the contents of aerosol cans before disposing of them in a yellow top bin,” the spokesman said. Read more

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