• Paint Waste: Where to Dispose of Paint

    Every year homeowners and painting contractors are faced with the dilemma where to dispose of their leftover used paint. Many community and environmental groups will accept partially used and unopened cans of paint. Find waste disposal sites throughout the United States to drop off your leftover latex paint.

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  • Paint Recycling: How to Recycle Used Paint?

    Having leftover used paint is unavoidable. Avoid creating paint waste by planning your paint usage. Buy only what you need. The EPA estimates homeowners and painting contractors store and dispose of over 69 million gallons of paint annually. Find Latex Paint Recycling Centers and Paint Roundups sponsored by local community groups.

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  • Paint Cans: What to do with Empty Paint Cans?

    Paint cans are considered regulated hazardous materials and should not be disposed in common trash. When paint cans rupture in landfills, they can release petrochemical solvents and other dangerous toxins into the soil. Many community recycling programs accept paint cans if they are empty and cleaned.

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