Roll-On Deodorant Curbside Trash Most all deoderants are made with plastic container, caps, and roll-on ball. Once empty, dispose of plastic container in the trash. No parts of a plastic deodorant package are recyclable. Ways to Reuse Make Glitter Pens Fill the empty roll-on deodorant container with glue and glitter to make glitter pens for kids. 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.