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7 Tips for how to recycle paint
February 21, 2023 at 2:00 AM
Image of cups of color showing one of the ways for how to recycle paint.

Painting is an investment in your home or property; understandably, you want to make the most of your money. It can be hard to order the exact amount of paint you need for your project, whether it’s an interior remodel or a fresh coat for your home’s exterior. Most people prefer to err on the side of too-much paint versus not enough. However, it leaves you with extra material you don’t want just sitting in your basement or garage. Recycling paint is an excellent way to minimize waste and save money on future painting projects. This blog offers several tips to help you recycle paint and make the most of your leftover paint.

7 ways to recycle paint

Donate unused paint

Donating your leftover gallons to local schools, community centers, or non-profit organizations can help put it to good use and prevent it from going to waste.

  • Pros: You're giving back to the community and helping others.
  • Cons: You'll need to transport the paint to the donation location, which can be time-consuming and may incur costs. Finding non-profits that accept paint donations can be challenging.

Use small amounts for touch-ups

If you have small amounts of paint left over from previous projects, use it for touch-ups around your home or property.

  • Pros: You'll