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Drop-Off Unwanted Paint for FREE
May 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+0Free
Who: Open to all residents and businesses living and operating in the District of Columbia. Sponsored by PaintCare, a non-profit stewardship organization running paint recycling programs across the country and the District of Columbia.
What: Free and convenient one-day paint recycling event in Washington D.C., for residents and businesses to safely and easily drop off their unused paint.
PaintCare will accept house paint, primers, stains, sealers, and clear coatings (e.g., shellac and varnish).
Paint in good condition will be made available to the public for free.
PaintCare CANNOT accept leaking, unlabeled or empty containers; aerosol spray paints; drums or containers larger than five gallons; hazardous waste of other chemicals, such as paint thinner, solvents, motor oil, spackle, glue, adhesive, roofing tar, pesticides or cleaning chemicals.
Businesses that generate less than 220 pounds (about 20-30 gallons) of hazardous waste per month may bring any amount of latex or oil-based paint. Businesses that generate more than 220 pounds of hazardous waste per month may bring any amount of latex paint, but oil-based paint will not be accepted.
Where: DC Armory – Lot #3, 2001 E Capital Street SE, Washington, DC 20003
When: Saturday, May 11, 2019, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Why: PaintCare is committed to making it easy and convenient for residents and businesses in Washington D.C.—as well as 8 other states —to recycle unused, unwanted paint.
Photo Opportunity: Members of the local community dropping off unused, unwanted paint for recycling.
More Information: https://www.PaintCare.org/dc-armory/