Unused and leftover paint
On July 1, 2015 the Architectural Paint Stewardship Act allowed for PaintCare, a non-profit organization, to collect unused paint in Colorado. Unused latex paint is either reused or recycled into new paint. Unused oil-based paint can be used as a fuel source.
Find a paint drop-off site
Search PaintCare.org for the drop-off location nearest you
Collection programs for paint thinners, solvents, aerosol cans, lead based paint and other products not recycled through PaintCare.org.
Pertaining to paint recycling, stewardship, the fee and why unused paint can be problematic
Documents and reports
A visual representation of the charts and graphs found in the annual reports.
State legislation that authorized the statewide paint collection program.
How paint collection and recycling works.
Paint brands that have registered to participate in the collection and recycling program
Paint manufacturers that have registered to participate in the collection and recycling program
Large volume pickups
For residents and some businesses with 100 gallons of paint or more, go to PaintCare.org for a free large volume pick-up.
Large volume pickup fact sheet from PaintCare