Dispose of it safely - Household Hazardous Waste Drop-offs
Aerosol cans and CO2 cartridges are not accepted in black carts, blue carts or at community recycling depots. Aerosol cans (including spray paint, WD-40, Pam cooking oil spray, hairspray, shaving cream, Off bug spray, Cool Whip whip cream spray etc.) and CO2 cartridges are accepted in the Household Hazardous Waste Program, free of charge*. Cans do not have to be punctured or crushed before disposal.
* Note, charges will apply at the Throw 'n' Go for mixed loads containing more than just household hazardous waste.
Dispose of it safely
Businesses require a permit for disposal of aerosol cans. Cans must be punctured or crushed, and charges apply. Contact 311 for more information.
Contractors with large commercial volumes of aerosol cans must contact a Waste Broker for disposal. Look in the Yellow Pages under "Industrial Waste Disposal & Reduction Service" for a listing.
Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off