Roll-On Deodorant

Put in Recycling Cart/Bin
deodorant balls and caps

No Caps or Balls

The plastic used to make the balls and the caps is usually different from the actual bottle, so no matter what you do with the bottle, always put the caps and balls in the trash. If you can’t remove the ball, toss the entire container in the trash.

Ways to Reuse

Make Glitter Pens

Fill the empty roll-on deodorant container with glue and glitter to make glitter pens for kids.

Fill the Bottle With Bleach

You can fill the empty roll-on deodorant bottle with bleach and then rub it on stains to control its application.

Create a Sunscreen Applicator

The empty roll-on deodorant container can easily be filled with sunscreen to create a convenient applicator.

Did You Know?

How to Remove the Ball From Roll-On Deodorant

Inspired by the Ballpoint Pen

Roll-on deodorant was inspired by the ballpoint pen. It first came out in the mid-1950s.