Any branded can accepted
Peace of mind
How it works
The cans we CAN recycle
All decorative paints
We can accept empty paint cans from all brands where that paint is indicated as being suitable for consumer use.
Simply, if you can pick it up off the shelf in a paint merchant we can recycle the can.
From all customers:
Our can recycling service is available to all customers, trade or general public.
The cans we CAN’T recycle
Cans containing free running wet paint - please ask in store about Community RePaint.
Cans containing other wastes.
Cans that have contained 2 pack polyurethane/isocyanate activated coatings
Cans that have contained specialist high performance coating, industrial or marine coatings. Example brands: Cromadex, Jotun*
Cans that are unreadable
*Requests for recycling involving this type of product can be facilitated on a case by case basis. Contact your store who will request specialist advice.
Why recycle your old paint cans?
Yearly certificate of cans recycled
Reduce waste & pollution
Peace of mind that your waste is being disposed of responsibly
Customer brings back any branded empty cans (with a lid) or empty can can be collected from site if making a delivery
Cans are returned to the Veolia Material Recovery Facility
Cans are processed at the Veolia Material Recovery Facility
Cans are then recycled and turned into new products