Where to recycle PAINT
and how to prepare it in Douglas County, Oregon

What is it?
Liquid paint can be recycled for FREE in Douglas County. Each can of household architectural paint has been assessed the appropriate recycling fee when purchased to pay for the program.

Products and Fees
Architectural paint is defined under the Program as interior and exterior architectural coatings sold in containers of five gallons or less.  It does not include industrial, original equipment or specialty coatings. Examples of Program Products versus Non-Program Products are provided below:

Remember! Liquids are NOT allowed in the landfill by State Law.


Where do I take Paint?
Paint is now recyclable at the following locations:

  • Heartwood Resources in Roseburg
  • Sherwin Williams in Roseburg
  • Colorcraft in Roseburg
  • Del’s Building Supply in Myrtle Creek

Accepted: Household Paint, Varnish and Stain
Must be in original container, sealed, and liquid

NO thinners, aerosols, adhesives, or other liquid waste

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Program Products
(maximum container size of 5 gallons):

  • Interior and Exterior Architectural Paints: Latex, acrylic, water-based, alkyd, oil-based, enamel (all types of finishes and sheens, including textured coatings)
  • Deck coatings and floor paints (including elastomeric)
  • Waterproofing concrete/masonry/wood sealers and repellents (not-tar-based or bitumen-based)
  • Melamine, metal and rust preventative
  • Primers, undercoaters and sealers
  • Stains and Shellacs
  • Swimming Pool Paints (single component)
  • Varnishes and urethanes (single component)
  • Lacquers, Lacquer Sanding Sealers, and Lacquer Stains
  • Wood Coatings (containing no pesticides)

Non-Program Products
(regardless of container size):

  • Industrial Maintenance Coatings
  • OEM and Industrial surface coating (shop application) paints and finishes
  • Aerosol Paints
  • Automotive Paints
  • Marine Paints
  • Craft Paints
  • Caulking Compounds, epoxies, glues or adhesives
  • Colorants and tints
  • Resins
  • Paint Thinners, mineral spirits or solvents
  • Paint Additives
  • Pesticide containing products
  • Roof patch or repair
  • Tar-based or bitumen based products
  • 2-Component Coatings
  • Deck Cleaners
  • Traffic Paints
Click the link below for a printable chart for your reference