Reduce Paint Waste

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Paint and paint products are banned from the Landfill and must be managed as household hazardous waste. Dried out latex paint is the exception.

Find tips (PDF) on how to properly manage leftover paint and reduce paint waste. Begin by using a simple calculator to estimate the amount of paint you will need for your project.

The County is planning on participating in a statewide paint recycling program that will allow residents to bring their paint and some paint related products to the Landfill for recycling during regular hours of operation, much the same as e-waste. That program should be in place in 2014.