Aerosol and paint cans

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Recycle aerosol and paint cans

Are aerosol cans recyclable?

Yes!  Just make sure they are completely empty!  Put them with your other steel cans.

Can I recycle old paint cans?

Paint cans are recyclable as long as only a trace of paint remains and it is completely dried.

If the can still contains paint, you may take it to the Hazardous Waste Facility at the Mesa County Landfill for recycling.  Here’s another trick:  Pour the remaining paint onto an old piece of plastic.  Once the paint has dried completely, role up the plastic and place it in your normal trash.  When the can has dried out you can recycle it.