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New Paint Take-Back and Recycling Program Announced

October 26, 2012

On Oct. 19, CalRecycle announced the launch of California’s Paint Take-Back and Recycling program, which was mandated under AB 1343 (2010) requiring architectural paint manufacturers to set up and administer a system to properly manage leftover paint.


While CalRecycle is responsible for program oversight and enforcement, the program is designed and managed by PaintCare Inc., a nonprofit organization created by paint manufacturers to fulfill their responsibilities under paint stewardship laws around the country.

For more information and details on the paint stewardship program, see the PaintCare website and CalRecycle's Paint Stewardship Program web page.

To find a nearby PaintCare drop-off site, consumers and contractors can go to PaintCare’s website and enter a city or ZIP Code in the online search tool.  

For CalRecycle’s full news release on the program please visit its website.

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