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Paint - Interior & Exterior - New/Unopened

Interior and exterior architectural paints: latex, acrylic, water-based, alkyd, oil-based, enamel (including textured coatings), as well as field and lawn paints.

Offer it up for community members and organizations to use, before taking it for recycling.

Drop-off paint for recycling at no cost to a local PaintCare site. Accepted items include house paint as well as primers, stains, sealers, and clear coatings such as shellac and varnish.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Recology SF Business Haz. Waste Drop-Off (VSQG Program) 501 Tunnel Ave. San Francisco Recycle Drop-off for a Fee Quantity limits and disposal fees apply. You must qualify and make an appointment in advance. San Francisco businesses only.
Brownies Hardware 1563 Polk St. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off
Kelly Moore (701 Bayshore Blvd) 701 Bayshore Blvd San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off There is a 20 gallon limit per visit. You can put EMPTY, DRY latex paint cans in the blue bin.
Dunn-Edwards (Pleasant Hill) 555 Contra Costa Blvd Pleasant Hill Recycle Free Drop-off
Roberts Hardware 1629 Haight St. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off There is a 5 gallon limit per visit.
Creative Paint (5435 Geary) 5435 Geary Blvd. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off
Kelly Moore - San Lorenzo (PaintCare) 15611 Hesperian Blvd. San Lorenzo Recycle Free Drop-off
Kelly Moore - Castro Valley (PaintCare.org) 3090 Castro Valley Blvd. Castro Valley Recycle Free Drop-off
Kelly Moore 1725 Contra Costa Blvd Pleasant Hill Recycle Free Drop-off
Fredericksen Hardware 3029 Fillmore St. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off
Sherwin-Williams Paint Store 6309 Dougherty Rd. Dublin Recycle Free Drop-off
Kelly Moore - Fremont (PaintCare.org) 40778 Fremont Blvd. Fremont Recycle Free Drop-off
Kelly Moore 14500 San Pablo Ave San Pablo Recycle Free Drop-off
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Hayward Facility) 2091 West Winton Avenue Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off  
Delta HHW Collection Facility 2550 Pittsburg-Antioch Hwy Antioch Recycle Free Drop-off, Drop-off for a Fee
Sherwin-Williams Paint Store 20911 Foothill Blvd. Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off
Kelly Moore- Fremont/Decoto (PaintCare.org) 3954 Decoto Rd. Fremont Recycle Free Drop-off
Kelly Moore 2050 San Ramon Velley Blvd San Ramon Recycle Free Drop-off
Habitat for Humanity ReStore East Bay 9235 San Leandro St. Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off Interior or exterior latex paint only. Paint must be in its original container and containers must be full with legible labels. May also take new spray paint, caulking and adhesive that is paint related. ReStore Oakland is a collection location for Paint Care. Drop-off during donation hours.
Sherwin-Williams Paint Store 559 66th Ave. Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off

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