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 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.
What can I do with empty tins of paint?
- Empty or dry metal paint cans are accepted at most Recycling Centres but check with your local authority first.
- Recycling Centres are unable to accept liquid paint, as liquid wastes are banned from landfill sites.
How do you dispose of water based paint in NYC? Bring unwanted paint and spray paint to an upcoming SAFE Disposal Event. Visit nyc.gov/safedisposal for details. Latex (water-based) and oil-based paint can be dried out and discarded as trash. Remove lid and use kitty litter, newspaper, or other absorbent material to soak up paint.