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Aerosol cans, spray paint and CO2 cartridges

How to safely dispose of aerosol cans and spray paint

Safely dispose aerosol cans and C02 cartridges for free at a household hazardous waste drop-off location:

Common household products in aerosol containers include:

  • Spray paint
  • WD-40 oil
  • Cooking oil spray
  • Hairspray
  • Shaving cream
  • Bug repellant
  • Whipped cream spray (including nitrous oxide cartridges and chargers)
  • Compressed air duster

Special instructions

  • Aerosol/CO2 containers do not have to be empty for disposal.
  • Do not puncture or crush aerosol/CO2 containers.

If you are a business with aerosol containers to dispose of, please see our Business Waste resources.

Locations and hours are listed below:

Aerosol cans and spray paint
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