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How to dispose of paint safely.

4 containers of paint.

Do not dispose of paint at home. Take this waste to your local recycling centre (RC).

  • Which RC container

    • Water based paint goes into general waste containers.
    • Flammable paint goes into hazardous waste containers. 
  • Which RC accept this waste

    All our recycling centres accept paint.

  • Safety information

    Flammable paints classed as hazardous waste and must be disposed of separately from general waste at the RC. Always check the label.

    Do not put paint in your waste bins at home. It can spill in the truck and leak out onto the road.

  • Need more information?

    If you require further assistance, ask a member of staff at the centre. For further information contact Waste Management Services on 01243 642106.

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