PaintCare program brochure (PDF: 337kB)
PaintCare Large Volume Pick-Up factsheet (PDF: 496kB)
Find out how the service works and how to request a pick-up.
is a non-profit organization established by the American Coatings
Association to implement California’s Paint Stewardship Law. PaintCare
has set up more than 500 drop-off sites for postconsumer (leftover)
paint at retailers and other sites throughout California.
Take the guesswork out of buying paint: PaintCare Paint Calculator
Do you need paint for a home improvement project? Paint drop-off & pickup location at the HHW Facility
Reusable paint collected at the Household Hazardous Waste Facility must meet the following criteria:
- Latex paint only
- Paint must be in 5-gallon containers or smaller
- At least half-full cans
- Rust-free cans only
It is important not to mix paint products into one container.
Latex paint products need to be in their original container with a
Household generators may drop off 15 gallons of latex paint
per day for free. Business generated paint products must be taken
through the Business Hazardous Waste Program.
Paint collected for the reuse program is remixed into
5-gallon buckets in four standard colors: off-white, tan, light grey
and light green. Recycled paint is given away for free to residents or
businesses on a first come, first serve basis.
For free paint, visit the Household Hazardous Waste Facility at
Central Disposal Site (Reuse and Recycling center) at 500 Mecham Road,
Petaluma Thursday, Friday & Saturday: 7:30-2:30. Other household
products are also available at the reuse locker.