How Do I Recycle or Dispose of Paint?


Retailer Take-Back Program: PaintCare

Sacramento County residents now have more options for recycling old paint. PaintCare offers convenient paint recycling drop-off service at numerous paint retailers throughout Sacramento County and around the State. Visit the PaintCare website for more information and to find a take-back location.


County Facilities

Oil-based and latex paint, paint thinner, and small aerosol cans are accepted at the Kiefer Landfill ABOP Facility and the North Area Recovery Station (NARS) Hazardous Household Waste Facility (HHW) .

If you are a resident of the unincorporated area of Sacramento County or the Cities of Elk Grove, Folsom, Rancho Cordova, or Sacramento you may dispose of household paint at the following facilities. Residents of Citrus Heights should contact their community for paint disposal options.

Kiefer Landfill

Kiefer Landfill

Entrance to NARS

North Area Recovery Station

Sacramento Recycling and Transfer Station

Sacramento Transfer and Recycling Station