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
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Solano Napa 104 Commerce Court Fairfield Reuse 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.
SCRAP 801 Toland St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Concord 2080 Diamond Blvd. Concord Reuse 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.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore San Joaquin 4933 West Lane Stockton Reuse Free Drop-off Interior or exterior latex paint only. Paint must be in its original container and containers must be full with legible labels.
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.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Santa Cruz 719 Swift Street Santa Cruz Reuse Free Drop-off Interior or exterior latex paint only. Paint must be in its original container and containers must be full with legible labels.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Monterey Bay 4230 Gigling Rd Seaside Reuse Free Drop-off Interior or exterior latex paint only. Paint must be in its original container and containers must be full with legible labels.
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.
Safety Kleen Systems (Rohnert Park) 5750 Commerce Blvd Rohnert Park Safe Disposal Pick-up for a Fee

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