Canister Disposal Guide

Keely Warren / 26 October 2023

Did you know:
Canisters can easily be disposed of, they can be considered as scrap metal in line with code EWC 150104 - reducing construction waste to landfill.

Empty canisters
Once the canister is empty of any hazardous materials and depressurised, it can be considered scrap metal, in accordance with waste company code EWC 150104 - empty aerosol.

Unempty canisters
Canisters that are still pressurised and contain product should be disposed of in accordance with waste company code EWC 160504 - full or partially

Below are the steps to empty and depressurise construction site canisters safely:

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