Dear community members:
PaintCare is holding a special paint drop-off event for District residents and businesses on Saturday, April 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the parking lot of the Anacostia Recreation Center. Latex and oil-based paint will both be accepted. To learn more about this one-day event and to reserve a timeslot, please visit paintcare.org/anacostia.
For the first time, paint that is found to be in good condition will be made available to the public for reuse.
What: PaintCare Unused Paint Drop-Off Event
When: April 8, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where: Anacostia Recreation Center Parking Lot
1800 Anacostia Drive SE
Washington, DC 20020
How: Click here to reserve a timeslot:
The Paint Stewardship Act of 2014 requires paint manufacturers to collect and reuse, recycle, or safely dispose of leftover paint. PaintCare, Inc. is the nonprofit stewardship organization created to meet the stewardship obligations of paint manufacturers in the eight states and the District of Columbia that have paint stewardship laws. PaintCare is setting up drop-off sites throughout the District of Columbia where you can take smaller amounts of paint all year long. To learn more or to find a year-round PaintCare drop-off site near you, visit their drop-off locator tool at https://www.paintcare.org/drop-off-locations/ or call (855) 724-6809. Learn more at doee.dc.gov/paint.