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FREE Paint Collection Program!                                                

The following paint products are accepted at the WSWMD on a daily basis:

  • Latex Paints*
  • Oil Based paints
  • Architectural paints
  • Field & lawn paints
  • Floor paints (including elastomeric)
  • Stains
  • Deck coatings
  • Primers
  • Sealers
  • Undercoaters
  • Urethanes
  • Varnishes
  • Enamels
  • Shellacs
  • Lacquers
  • Waterproofing concerte/masonry/wood sealers and repellents (not tar or bitumen-based)

Limit: 10 cans per visit     

*Latex paint must be in its liquid form.  Hardened or solidified latex paint is nontoxic and disposed of in the trash.

What's NOT Accepted (bring to a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event):

  • Aerosol paints
  • Paint thinners
  • Auto and marine paints
  • Mineral spirits
  • Solvents
  • Art and craft paints
  • Caulking compounds
  • Epoxies
  • Glues
  • Adhesives
  • Paint additives, colorants, tints or resins
  • Wood preservatives
  • Roof patch and repair
  • Marine paints  
  • Deck cleaners  
  • Traffic and road marking paints
  • Tar and bitumen-based products
  • Industrial Maintenance (IM) coatings
  • Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) (shop applicaton) paints and finishes