What can I do with an empty paint can?
- Punched-Can Lanterns. 1/10. Turn your empty one-quart paint cans into festive outdoor lanterns.
- Hanging Planters. 2/10.
- Home Office Cubbies. 3/10.
- Paint Lid Mirrors. 4/10.
- Coat Hooks. 5/10.
- Spray Can Bouquet Art. 6/10.
- Bumblebee Bird Feeders. 7/10.
- Jewelry Tin. 8/10.
How do you dispose of paint in New York State? Visit PaintCare for convenient drop-off and pickup options. Otherwise, bring to a Special Waste Drop-Off Site or SAFE Disposal Event. For small amounts of paint: let dry, or use kitty litter, newspaper, or other absorbent material to soak up paint. Once the can is empty and dry, recycle on your regular collection day.
Where can I dispose of empty paint cans near me? California residents and businesses can now recycle leftover paint for free at local retail stores. For locations and program details, visit www.PaintCare.org or call 855-724-6809. You may also dispose of unused oil and latex paint by doing the following: Drop off at a mobile Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event.
How do you recycle aerosol cans in NYC? Aerosols that contain non-hazardous materials: If you can’t find someone to donate your extra material to, the non-hazardous contents can be emptied by spraying them into a garbage can. Then place the empty can in your blue bin.