Recycle unused paint at a PaintCare retail drop-off site near you. Products must be in original containers with a label and secure lid. Containers must be no larger than 5 gallons. Call retailers first for requirements.
See restrictions and instructions below:
Oil-based paint and cans
Three 5-gallon pails of oil-based paint per household per 12 month period. This limit does not apply to 1-gallon-sized cans.
No paint or paint cans used for business purposes, including home businesses and property managers.
Find paint and paint recycling options for businesses at PaintCare.
Buy only the amount of paint that you need. See the
Paint Calculator to calculate the amount of paint you need.
For information about storing and transporting paint, see guidelines for household hazardous waste.