How to donate latex paint

Latex Paint Recycling By Appointment Only

We do not accept paint during normal donation hours

  • Appointments are the 1st Tuesday of the month
  • To make an appointment, please contact Dani 610-776-7499 ext 394 or dani@habitatlv.org
  • There is no charge to recycle your latex paint

Please refer to the acceptability list for a list of latex paint requirements.

recyclable latex paint requirements

  • Must be latex paint
  • In original containers
  • Must be liquid Less than or equal to 10 years old
  • Must be recyclable
  • Oil (Alkyd) or solvent-based paint Stains
  • Polyurethanes
  • Porch or floor paints
  • Water proofing paint (drylock) Specialty paints (industrial, ma-rine, automotive, traffic-marking, glazes/textures)

Oil-based paint & polyurethanes are Household Hazardous Waste, please take to the HHW event.

1. Mix clay cat litter, sawdust, shredded paper or commercial paint hardener in paint container and dispose with household trash when dry.
2. Or, pour paint out onto newspaper in a thin layer, let paint dry (it usually takes a day or two). Dispose with household trash when dry.
3. Or, remove lid and let paint dry out (could take several weeks or months).

latex paint recycling

An estimated 10 percent of the more than 650 million gallons of architectural paint sold each year in the United States is unused. Post-consumer paint is the largest component of local household hazardous waste collection programs and is costly to manage.
Source: www.paint.org

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The ReStore of Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley has introduced a new latex paint recyling program that is both greatly beneficial to our community and our environment. Recyclable latex paint is collected by the ReStore crew, mixed locally at the ReStore, and sold at the ReStore too!

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program benefits

  • Offers local residents and businesses a resource to responsibly recycle leftover or new latex paint.
  • Keeps reusable latex paint out of our waterways and landfills.

  • Makes high quality, low cost latex paint easily available for purchase in our community.

  • Contributes to funds needed for Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley to continue building homes in our neighborhoods.

get involved

  • Volunteer – Volunteers are needed to assist with collection and mixing latex paint to create “recolor”
  • Donate – latex paint that meets recyclable requirements can be donated by appointment only at the Habitat Lehigh Valley ReStore.
  • Educate – tell your friends, family, coworkers, neighbors… everyone! Share the importance and impact our latex paint recycling has on the community and the future of our environment and families.

  • Purchase – You can find our latex paint for sale at our ReStore in Whitehall.

get involved

  • Volunteer – Volunteers are needed to assist with collection events and mixing latex paint to create “recolor”
  • Donate – latex paint that meets recyclable requirements can be donated at specified locations and dates.
  • Educate – tell your friends, family, coworkers, neighbors… everyone! Share the importance and impact our latex paint recycling has on the community and the future of our environment and families.

  • Purchase – You can find our latex paint for sale at our ReStore in Whitehall.

what is ?

The Habitat LV ReStore has partnered with The Paint Exchange, LLC., of Rockland, MA. By using their process at the satellite location in the ReStore, latex paint is recycled into the product, “recolor.” “recolor” is available in over 15 colors and is a superior, high quality latex paint, that can be purchased right off the ReStore shelves.

100% Recycled Interior Latex Paint
Colors are approximate. Colors will vary by batch.

Interior Colors

Exterior Colors

Chalk Finish Colors

hours

DONATION DROP OFF
Tuesday – Saturday: 10am – 4pm

STORE HOURS
Wed – Friday: 10am to 6pm
Saturday: 9am to 5pm

contact

HABITAT RESTORE