Where can I dispose of paint in Maine?

Where can I dispose of paint in Maine?

Where can I dispose of paint in Maine?

Through Maine’s paint stewardship program and PaintCare, a paint manufacturer non-profit organization, the option is available for the collection and recycling of latex and oil based paints at various retailers and transfer stations across the state.

How do I dispose of empty paint in Maine?

All Maine residents can drop off unused paint, for free, at a participating drop-off location (primarily paint retailers) regardless of whether the paint was purchased before the program went into effect on October 1, 2015. Click here for details on what products are accepted.

Can you take paint to the local dump?

You can normally dispose of paint cans at your local HWRC, also known as the tip. Unless your tip has a paint reuse scheme, you’ll have to make sure the paint has fully dried before taking it for disposal.

Where can I get rid of old gas in Maine?

You can bring your gasoline there for safe disposal. Another option is the Environmental Depot, located in Lewiston and managed by the Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments (AVCOG). It is open the first and third Saturdays of each month from May through November.

How do I dispose of antifreeze near me?

Find a hazardous waste or recycling facility. In this case, search the website for hazardous chemical disposal. You can also contact are your local recycle center, local government, mechanic and automotive shops for help with used antifreeze disposal. Earth 911’s Recycling Locator is a handy searchable database.

How do I dispose of old gas in Maine?

Where can I dispose of empty paint cans near me?

If this cannot be safely done, the product should be disposed at your local household hazardous waste (HHW) collection site or at a locally sponsored HHW event. Contact your local recycling coordinator for information about your local HHW facility or an upcoming HHW collection event in your area.

Where can I dispose of pool chemicals near me?

Local Pool Store. The majority of pool supply stores will accept pool chemicals and properly discard them.

  • Local Community Pool. Your local community pool will sometimes accept the old pool chemicals and use them themselves.
  • Your Neighbors. Do your neighbors have a pool?