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Febreze Aerosol Recycling Program

Recycle empty Febreze aerosol containers through this program.

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TerraCycle and Febreze have partnered to create a free recycling program for empty Febreze aerosol containers, as well as a fundraising opportunity for participants.

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Recycling aerosol containers require specific handling and shipping precautions. If you choose to participate in this program, you are required to read these instructions and use the Limited Quantity label provided in the "Resources" section of this page.


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Please note, this map is constantly being updated with new locations, so check back frequently!

Recycling aerosol containers require special handling. Please take them to a recycling center that is equipped to handle aerosol containers. Click the map above for a list of recycling centers that accept aerosol containers. If you cannot bring your containers to a designated location, you may request a shipping label by joining this program and following the instructions below.

How it works

Participating is completely free, but all participants must adhere to strict shipping requirements for this particularly program.


  • Aerosols must be shipped through the Aerosol Recycling Program; labels from other TerraCycle programs must not be used to ship this waste stream.
  • Aerosols must be in their own box; do not include other waste streams.
  • Individual aerosol containers cannot exceed 1 liter in volume.
  • Aerosols must be contained by strong outer packaging, such as a double-walled box.
  • Max weight of a single filled box = 15 lbs.
  • Max box volume of a shipping box = 24” x 24” x 18”
  • A “Limited quantity marking” sticker must be included on the exterior of the shipping box along with the shipping label. This label may be found in the "Resources" section below.

What you can recycle

Program accepted waste: empty Febreze aerosol containers

Note: If you'd like to recycle other air care products that do not contain aerosols, please visit the Air Care Recycling Program page by clicking the button below.

Best practices for recycling

In order to participate in this program, you must adhere to the shipping instructions provided on this page and in the guide found under the "Resources" section below.

What happens to the waste

Once collected, the aerosol containers are safely punctured and any residual gases and liquids are removed. The containers are then broken down into plastic and metal components. Plastics are cleaned and melted into new plastics, and metals are smelted into ingots for reuse.


TerraCycle Points

TerraCycle points can be redeemed for a variety of charitable gifts, product bundles, or a payment of $0.01 per point to the non-profit organization or school of your choice. To learn more about our points program, click here.



Febreze believes in actions speaking louder than words, which is why they consistently deliver products and programs that demonstrate progress on environmental and social sustainability. Febreze is working to Leave Nothing But Fresh Air Behind. Click here to learn more about Febreze.

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