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Latex Paint Recycling Event
Date: April 14, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 2:59 PM
Location: Lake Washington Institute of Technology Map it
11605 132nd AVE NE
Kirkland, WA

Recycle latex paint at the first paint recycling event offered in King County! A small processing fee is charged for each can of paint - cash only. Download the event flyer (pdf, 260kb).

Accepted Materials
  • Latex paint
  • Water-based stains

Paint and stain should be in original packaging, with label and secure lid. Do not combine or mix colors or products.

NO Oil-Based Paint or Stains
Oil-based paint and stains are hazardous materials, and are not accepted at this event. Residents and businesses should continue to take oil-based paints and stains to household hazardous waste facilities for proper disposal, at no cost.

Processing Fees Per Container (cash only)

  • $1.25 / quart can
  • $2.25 / gallon can
  • $12.25 / 5-gallon can

Fees are charged per container, regardless of how much paint it contains.

Please do not combine or mix paint colors or different products -- the recycler needs the materials separated so that they can recycle the paint into the colors that they sell.

Location
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
11605 132nd Ave NE
South parking lot (use East Campus entrance on 132nd Ave NE)

What Happens to the Recycled Paint?
The unwanted latex paint is sent to GreenSheen EcoFriendly paintlinks to external site for recycling back into fresh latex paint. Old latex paint is screened, infused with mold inhibitor and resold as an environmentally friendly latex paint product.

Learn more about latex paint recyclinglinks to external site, and see year-round locations for paint recycling with the Take It Back Network.

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