Paint and Similar Products

Find a PaintCare participating collection program.

Empty Paint Cans- Empty paint cans are not hazardous waste. Empty, dry metal cans (with less than 1/2 inch of dry paint residue in bottom of can) usually can be recycled as scrap metal. Plastic paint containers, once empty and dry, are trash.

Partially Full Cans- Return to a PaintCare collection site.

NOTE: Products not accepted through the PaintCare program MUST be disposed of at a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event.