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To dispose of old empty paint cans, recycle them. To dispose of half-empty paint cans, donate the cans, recycle the paint or take the cans to a hazardous waste disposal facility. More »

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... More »

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Most waste removal companies allow latex paint to go in the regular trash. Oil-based paint is considered a hazardous waste material and must be disposed of at a hazardous waste facility. More »

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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... More »

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