To recycle your old paint, simply bring it in during our store hours and drop them off. There's no charge.

All containers must be properly sealed, labelled and in original container. Full, partially full and empty containers are acceptable

Acceptable Household Paints

(Maximum Container Size: 23 Litres)

Interior & exterior :

  • latex, acrylic, water-based, alkyd, oil-based, enamel
  • All types of finishes & sheens including textured
  • Deck coatings & floor paints (including elastomeric)
  • Concrete, drywall, stucco & driveway paints and sealers (non-tar-base)
  • Marine paints (except antifouling)
  • Melamine, metal & anti-rust paints
  • Stains & shellacs
  • Stain blocking paints
  • Swimming pool (single component)
  • Varnishes & urethanes (single component)
  • Wood and masonry water repellents & sealers
  • Wood finishing oils & preservatives (containing no pesticides)
  • Already empty paint containers

Acceptable Paint Aerosols

(Maximum Container Size: 660g or 24 oz )

All types of paints, aerosols including automotive.

Unacceptable Products

  • Brushes & rollers
  • Bulging containers
  • Caulking compound, epoxies, glues or adhesives
  • Colorants & tints
  • Deck cleaners
  • Industrial paints & finishes (baked-on, heat resistant etc...)
  • Non-aerosol automotive paints
  • Non-aerosol craft paints
  • Paint thinners, mineral spirits or solvents
  • Pesticide containing products e.g. creosote
  • Quick drying paints
  • Resins
  • Roof patch or repair
  • Tar-based or bitumen based product
  • Traffic or line marking paint
  • 2 part or component paints
  • Improperly sealed or leaking containers
  • Unidentifiable or unlabelled containers

For more information, visit Recycle NB.