Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
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Rags - Paint/Chemical/Oil Soiled

FYI - Water used to clean paint brushes with acrylic paint (water-based) can be poured down the drain. Paint thinner used to clean paint brushes used with oil-based paint is considered hazardous waste for residents and businesses to bring into a hazardous waste facility.


Oakland accepts this item in your curbside garbage container.


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