New Study Shows Aerosol Containers are Accepted in Most Recycling Programs Available to Americans

New Study Shows Aerosol Containers are Accepted in Most Recycling Programs Available to Americans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A comprehensive new study commissioned by a broad industry coalition shows that about 70 percent of Americans have the opportunity to recycle empty aerosol containers at the curb or at nearby recycling facilities. The Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA), The Aluminum Association (TAA), the Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI), and the Steel Recycling Institute (SRI) ), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute, sponsored the aerosol study, which was part of a broader study of the current household recycling infrastructure focusing on nearly 50 different types of packaging. The study was organized by the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC), a project of GreenBlue, and conducted by Resource Recycling Systems (RRS) and Moore Recycling Associates.  Read more

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