PaintCare is holding a special paint drop-off event for District residents and businesses this Saturday, November 19 from 9 am – 1 pm at RFK Stadium. Both latex and oil-based paint* will be accepted. To learn more about this one-day event and to reserve a time slot, please visit paintcare.org/district. We hope to see you there!
|What:||PaintCare Drop-Off Event|
|When:||November 19, 9 am – 1 pm|
|Where:||RFK Stadium, Parking Lot #3|
|2001 E. Capitol Street NE|
|Washington, DC 20003|
|How:||Reserve a time slot.|
*Businesses should call PaintCare for more details: 855-724-6809.
WHAT PAINT PRODUCTS CAN YOU BRING?
Rain or shine, we’re holding a special paint drop-off event for the District of Columbia. You may bring most types of paint, stain and varnish. 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.
WE CAN’T ACCEPT
- No leaking, unlabeled or empty containers
- No aerosol spray paints
- No drums or containers larger than 5 gallons
- We cannot accept other hazardous waste or chemicals, such as paint thinner, solvents, motor oil, spackle, glue, adhesive, roofing tar, pesticides, cleaning chemicals
Paint manufacturers created PaintCare, a non-profit organization, to set up convenient places for you to recycle leftover paint. They are setting up drop-off sites throughout the District of Columbia where you can take smaller amounts of paint all year long. To learn more or find a year-round PaintCare drop-off site near you, visit their drop-off locator tool or call (855) 724-6809.