Earth Day Trivia Questions About Aerosol Products
For instance, ask them if aerosol products are a threat to the Earth’s upper ozone layer. Survey data shows that most people will answer yes, but they would be wrong. In the early 1970′s aerosol products did use some ozone damaging chemical CFCs as propellant, but they were removed shortly after the so-called hole (it’s actually a thinning, not a hole) in the ozone over
Here’s another one: ask if aerosol products are recyclable. Many people don’t think so, but they are. More than 5,300 municipal collection programs include aerosol cans in their curbside collection programs, and that number is growing. In fact, some 160,000 automobiles could be produced from the recycled steel from aerosol product sold each year.
This information is provided by the nonprofit educational foundation Consumer Aerosol Products Council (CAPCO). For more facts about aerosol products and why they are more environmentally friendly than you think, visit www.NoCFCs.org, www.AboutAerosols.com, and www.EcoAerosols.com.
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The Consumer Aerosol Products Council (CAPCO) is a 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to educating people about aerosol products and the environment.
SOURCE Consumer Aerosol Products Council