Aerosol Cans See Alternatives Illegal in Garbage or Drains Hazardous Waste An aerosol can is still pressurized and can explode if there’s even a drop of liquid left, so dispose of them as Household Hazardous Waste. Stockton residents can bring aerosol cans to the following location: San Joaquin County Household Hazardous Waste Facility7850 R.A. Bridgeford StreetStockton, CA 95206(209) 468-3066 Map & Directions Alternative Ways to Recycle Febreze Aerosol Recycling Program Recycle empty Febreze-branded aerosol containers through TerraCycle’s Febreze Aerosol Recycling Program. Did You Know? Aerosol Cans Still Aren't Green The United States stopped using chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) in aerosol cans in the 1970s because they were depleting the ozone layer. Yet aerosol cans still contain chemicals that contribute to climate change, such as compressed gases and hydrocarbons.