Aerosol Cans as a Resource, Not Waste

The DeSpray aerosol recycling system converts an otherwise impossible waste stream into a true circular economy. 100% recycling

How DeSpray Works

Complete Aerosol Recycling for a Circular Economy

DeSpray’s patented aerosol recycling technology enables manufacturers, recycling facilities, and municipal waste management sites to recycle aerosol cans and recover 100% of the liquid, gas, and metal contents in a way that is not only safe and sustainable, but profitable.

+15 Billion

+15 Billion aerosol spray cans are introduced into our environment each and every year

Up to 25%

5% – 25% of an “empty” aerosol’s contents remain in the can


of those cans can be recycled safely and at a profit

How DeSpray Works

Containerized Aerosol Recycling Systems Configured to Meet Your Requirements

DeSpray’s in-house engineering team designs custom spray can recycling solutions to meet the unique infrastructure and specific regulatory requirements of aerosol fillers and recyclers around the world.

Custom Designs

In-house engineering team designs & manufactures custom spray can recycling systems to meet all regulatory requirements. Each system is built to ATEX, CE. or UL parameters as a complete operating assembly. Basically, a miniature factory.

Safe Workplaces

Patented closed-loop system continuously ensures a safe, non-explosive atmosphere at all times (ATEX, CE & UL-compliant). Certified by Llyods.

Ongoing Support

On-site installation, training, maintenance, and continuous aftermarket support team with over 30 years of industry experience. We can remote monitor and change parameters anywhere in the World.

Let’s build a circular economy.

Contact us to learn more about the DeSpray aerosol recycling system or to obtain a quotation for installation. Our team will respond to your inquiry as soon as possible.

Aerosol Recycling News

DeSpray Environmental Unveils State-of-the-Art Aerosol Recycling Technology at US Ecology

Boise, ID – September 9, 2020 – US Ecology, Inc., (the “Company”) [NASDAQ: ECOL] the environmental services leader with over 65 years of experience solving complex waste challenges for customers across North America, is proud to be the first and only company in the U.S. now offering Aerosol Recycling Technology (ART), a 100% sustainable solution for aerosol waste that produces recyclable metal, reusable alternative and liquid fuels and is landfill free with zero emissions.

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Aerosol gas cleaning technology: 20 years in the making

With more than 20 years of experience in machine building and aerosol recycling, DeSpray Environmental has developed innovative new technology to tackle the environmental issues surrounding waste aerosols. The company’s systems capture waste aerosol propellants and recompress the gas back to a liquid state for 100% reuse as an alternative fuel. In this article, Mike MacKay, managing director of DeSpray Environmental, discusses plans to convert waste aerosol propellants into biogas.

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US Ecology partners with DeSpray Environmental

US Ecology’s new Aerosol Recycling Technology was delivered in partnership with DeSpray to tackle this challenging waste stream. DeSpray’s system processes 100% of the waste aerosol can, including propellants, for complete recycling. The firm has more than 35 years of experience in machine building and aerosol recycling. Its systems re-compress gas back into liquid for 100% reuse as an alternative fuel, so no harmful gases are released into the atmosphere.

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