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Paint and Paint Containers

Drop off your paint for recycling Monday through Saturday, free of charge at the Waste & Recycling Centre.
 

Acceptable Paint & Products for Recycling:

  • Container Size: 100 ml to 23 litres
  • Interior & exterior latex (water-based) & alkyd (oil or solvent-based) paints
  • Porch, floor & deck paints
  • Interior & exterior varnishes & urethanes
  • Primers, undercoats & water repellent sealers
  • Enamels
  • Wood finishing oils & stains
  • Non-catalyzed & non-nitrocellulose lacquers and paints
  • Shellac
  • Rust & decorative metal paints
  • Concrete & driveway (non-tar based) paints
  • Deck & floor paints
  • Fence & barn paints
  • Empty paint cans & pails
  • Paint aerosols
  • Tree marking paints
  • Marine paint (must not contain pesticides)

Paint & Products Not Acceptable for Recycling:

  • Non-aerosol automotive paints
  • Non-aerosol craft & artist paints
  • Ink based aerosol or liquid
  • Chaulk based aerosol or liquid
  • Casein (milk based) aerosols or liquids
  • Tar based aerosol or liquid
  • Non-aerosol traffic marking paint
  • Colorants and tints
  • Paint or wood preservatives containing pesticides
  • Catalyzed & Nitrocellulose lacquer and paint
  • Two-part / component paints
  • Glues,  adhesives, caulking compounds
  • Spray adhesives
  • Deck cleaners
  • Epoxies
  • Fibreglass resins
  • Corrosive products
  • Roof patch, tars & grease
  • Solvents, thinners and mineral spirits
  • Brushes, rags & rollers
  • Galvanizing coatings 
Commercial and Trade Painters with large volumes of paint can choose to make arrangements with a paint processor.

 

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