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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
Central Contra Costa HHW Collection Facility 4797 Imhoff Pl. Martinez 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.
Sherwin-Williams Paint Store 3505 Deer Valley Rd Brentwood Recycle Free Drop-off
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Oakland Facility) 2100 East 7th Street Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off  
Shoreway Environmental Center (SEC) 333 Shoreway Road San Carlos Recycle Free Drop-off Public Recycling Center Drop off area
SMaRT Station 301 Carl Rd Sunnyvale Recycle Free Drop-off Must be in original container. Drop off is Monday through Friday.
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.
Kelly Moore 2480 Sand Creek Rd Brentwood Recycle Free Drop-off

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