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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
California Paint Co (1833 Egbert Ave) 1833 Egbert Ave San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off There is a 5 gallon limit per visit. You can put EMPTY, DRY latex paint cans in the blue bin.
Cole Hardware 70 4th St. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off There is a 5 gallon limit per visit.You can put EMPTY, DRY latex paint cans in the blue bin.
Brownies Hardware 1563 Polk St. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off
Kelly Moore (1020 Harrison St) 1020 Harrison Street 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.
Cole Hardware 956 Cole St. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off There is a 5 gallon limit per visit.You can put EMPTY, DRY latex paint cans in the blue bin.
Creative Paint (5435 Geary) 5435 Geary Blvd. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off
Dunn Edwards (750 Bryant St) 750 Bryant St 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.
Cole Hardware 2254 Polk St. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off There is a 5 gallon limit per visit.You can put EMPTY, DRY latex paint cans in the blue bin.
Fredericksen Hardware 3029 Fillmore St. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off
Kelly Moore (565 S Van Ness Ave) 565 S Van Ness Ave 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.
Golden City Building Supply 1279 Pacific Ave. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off There is a 5 gallon limit per visit.You can put EMPTY, DRY latex paint cans in the blue bin.
Kelly Moore (445 Taraval St) 445 Taraval St 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.
San Francisco Sash 2141 Mission St. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off There is a 5 gallon limit per visit.
Recology SF Household Hazardous Waste Home Collection San Francisco Recycle Free Pick-up San Francisco Residents only.
Recology SF Household Hazardous Waste Facility 501 Tunnel Ave. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off Limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds per day of all household hazardous waste. San Francisco residents only. Address verification required. Open Thursday-Saturday only from 8am-4pm.
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.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore San Jose 1608 Las Plumas Ave. San Jose Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Interior or exterior latex paint only. Paint must be in it's original container and containers must be full with legible labels. Although donation pick-up is offered, it is not guaranteed.
Kelly Moore - San Lorenzo (PaintCare) 15611 Hesperian Blvd. San Lorenzo Recycle Free Drop-off
Kelly Moore 14500 San Pablo Ave San Pablo Recycle Free Drop-off
Kelly Moore 2050 San Ramon Velley Blvd San Ramon Recycle Free Drop-off

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