Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
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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
Safety Kleen Systems (Rohnert Park) 5750 Commerce Blvd Rohnert Park Safe Disposal Pick-up for a Fee
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Recycle Free Drop-off See PaintCare CA accepted/not accepted items and call to confirm space and current open hours.
Kelly Moore - Pleasanton (PaintCare.org) 4877 Hopyard Rd. Ste. B2 Pleasanton Recycle Free Drop-off
Dunn-Edwards (Pleasant Hill) 555 Contra Costa Blvd Pleasant Hill Recycle Free Drop-off
Kelly Moore 1725 Contra Costa Blvd Pleasant Hill Recycle Free Drop-off
Kelly-Moore Paints 411 Page Mill Road Palo Alto Recycle Free Drop-off This item is hazardous and must be disposed of properly.
City of Palo Alto Household Hazardous Waste Station Program 2501 Embarcadero Way Palo Alto Recycle Free Drop-off Only 15 gallons or 125 pounds of hazardous waste per visit. Must be a Palo Alto resident, proof of residency is required.
Sherwin-Williams Paint Store 559 66th Ave. Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off
Glidden Professional Paint Center (PaintCare.org) 3356 Piedmont Ave. Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off
Alameda County Business Hazardous Waste Drop-in Program (Oakland Facility) 2100 East 7th Street Oakland Reuse Drop-off for a Fee Latex paint only. The paint sale program at the Oakland HHW facility happens Tuesdays from 900AM and closes at 12:00PM (noon) - $25 per 5 gallon pail available in white and beige.
Cole Hardware (Rockridge) 5533 College Ave Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off There is a 5 gallon limit per visit.You can put EMPTY, DRY latex paint cans in the blue bin.
Alameda County Business Hazardous Waste Drop-in Program (Oakland Facility) 2100 East 7th Street Oakland Recycle Drop-off for a Fee Latex paint only. The paint sale program at the Oakland HHW facility happens Tuesdays from 900AM and closes at 12:00PM (noon) - $25 per 5 gallon pail available in white and beige.
Kelly Moore - Oakland/MacArthur (PaintCare.org) 4156 Telegraph Ave. Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off
PPG Paints (PaintCare.org) 3356 Piedmont Ave Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off
Kelly Moore - Oakland/Telegraph (PaintCare.org) 4917 International Blvd. Oakland 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.
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Oakland Facility) 2100 East 7th Street Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off  
Alameda County Business Hazardous Waste Program (Oakland Facility) 2100 East 7th Street Oakland Reuse Drop-off for a Fee Also, The paint sale program at the Oakland HHW facility happens Tuesdays from 900AM and closes at 12:00PM (noon) - $25 per 5 gallon pail available in white and beige.
Alameda County Business Hazardous Waste Program (Oakland Facility) 2100 East 7th Street Oakland Recycle Drop-off for a Fee Also, The paint sale program at the Oakland HHW facility happens Tuesdays from 900AM and closes at 12:00PM (noon) - $25 per 5 gallon pail available in white and beige.
Central Contra Costa HHW Collection Facility 4797 Imhoff Pl. Martinez Recycle Free Drop-off

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