Waste Services, Handlers, & Landfills
Discover landfills, transfer stations, handlers, and service locations that accept Paint.
Discarded paints generally are not found on EPA's "Lists of Hazardous Wastes." However, discarded paints are considered hazardous waste if they exhibit certain characteristics, such as ignitability or toxicity. Paint that is considered hazardous waste is subject to federal regulation, but states however, may impose more stringent requirements than the Federal regulations and must be contacted to determine what requirements might apply when managing paint wastes.
Some paint formulations may contain toxic metals (mercury, lead, chromium, cadmium, etc.) that will cause the waste paint to be a hazardous waste. Other paints can be regulated as hazardous because of their ignitability or if they’ve been mixed with spent solvents.
Generally, wastes from households are not subject to hazardous waste regulations. Homeowners may discard the paint themselves as a municipal solid waste. Also, many communities operate a household hazardous waste collection or drop-off program where individuals are encouraged to keep paint cans separate and take them to the collection centers for recycling or disposal.
Contractors, auto collision repair shops, metal fabricators, wood finishers and other businesses that handle paint need to be aware of the environmental rules for paint-related waste. Fortunately, there are many waste companies that list paint as one of the waste types that they accept.
Paint Disposal Locations
2 Women with a Pickup Truck and Trailer Too
947 E Johnstown Rd Ste 215
Columbus, OH 43230
A1 BODY SHOP & DETAILING INC
4221 San Fernando Rd
Glendale, CA 91204
A1 OIL RECYCLING LLC
9301 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
AAA AUTO BODY & PAINT
7624 Winnetka Ave
Winnetka, CA 91306
ABERTSON CONTRACTINGTulsa County
ABSOLUTE QUALITY PAINT & CUSTOMS
2920 Landco Dr
Bakersfield, CA 93308
ACADIANA RAILWAYSt. Landry Parish
ACRYLATEX COATING AND RECYCLING INC
1000 W Kirkwall Rd
Azusa, CA 91702
ACTION ENVIRONMENTAL LLC
Alabama Ave SE
Hanceville, AL 35077
ADVANCED AUTOBODY & PAINT SD
4018 35th St
San Diego, CA 92104
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