It is easiest to dispose of old paint by contacting professional services, such as Habitat for Humanity, PaintCare, Earth911.com and Lowe's Recycling Center. These services offer center locator tools on their websites to allow people find drop-off sites near them.
The PaintCare tool serves several states, such as Oregon, Colorado, California, Vermont and Minnesota. People in other states can use the tool to find hazardous waste programs near them. Habitat for Humanity provides paint recycling services in Charleston, West Virginia. Lowe's allows people to find recycling centers for oil-based and latex paints. People can call 1-800-CLEANUP to use Earth911.com recycling services or search a drop-off facility in their area using the website.