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Paint Cans & Buckets - Empty & Dry

If paint is dry, tap paint chunks into trash. Place dry, empty can or bucket into recycling bin (if accepted for recycling in your curbside program) or trash with the lid separated.

Use up wet leftover paint, offer it to neighbors, or drop it off for paint recycling at a PaintCare partner paint store. Find recycled paint for resale at ReStore locations.

Rags, stirrers, pans and brushes with dried paint may go into the garbage. Empty spray paint belongs in the recycling bin (cap off); click here for partially uses cans of spray paint.

Alhambra Valley / Briones accepts this item in your curbside recycling container.

Must be clean, empty and dry.

Martinez (Unincorporated) accepts this item in your curbside recycling container.

Must be clean, empty and dry.

Martinez accepts this item in your curbside recycling container.

Must be clean, empty and dry.

Mt. View accepts this item in your curbside recycling container.

Must be clean, empty and dry.

Pacheco / Vine Hill accepts this item in your curbside recycling container.

Must be clean, empty and dry.

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