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Paint

We are not currently accepting paint waste in liquid form.

For hazardous solvent and metal-based paint you may still wish to fill out a chemical waste form. We are currently not accepting chemical waste but, when we are able to accept it we will be able to email you.

Further information is available in our chemical procedure (PDF, 139.24 KB).

Apply online

Alternatively you can download and complete a paper version of the form and email it to [email protected] or post it to us.

General advice and information:

  • if your unwanted paint is good enough for someone else to use, or for general advice and information on paint please visit our A to Z page
  • leave the paint in its original container (as long as it does not leak)
  • if not in the original container, use a clearly marked suitable storage method
  • store in a cool, dry place out of reach of children
  • never pour paint down the drain, as it can pollute local water courses
  • do not put liquid paint into your rubbish bin (dried out water based paint is fine)
  • paint from businesses are not accepted
  • we are not able to collect your paint
  • we will only accept paint in containers which do not leak.

We reserve the right to restrict, or refuse certain hazardous chemical and paint wastes on the grounds of environmental compliance, the health and safety of visitors and staff at our sites and that hazardous chemical and paint wastes may not be legally classed as household waste.