May 1, 2012 ... First, determine whether your paint is oil-based or water-based. The U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency considers oil-based paints as ...
HOW TO DISPOSE OF LATEX (WATER-BASED) PAINT. Try to use up leftover
paint. If you can't use it or give it away, dispose of latex (water-based paint).
Latex or water-based paint typically has a shelf life of ten years. Solvent or oil-
based paint can last up to fifteen years. You can test to see if your paint is still
If you want to dispose of paint in the proper way, that rules out tossing a can with
wet paint into the ... How to Dispose of Latex, Acrylic and Water-Based Paints.
To dispose of water-based paint, mix it with something that causes it to congeal,
and put it in the trash. Another option is to leave the can open so that the paint ...
Jan 29, 2014 ... Latex and water based paints are not hazardous and can be disposed of in the
regular trash. In fact, some communities won't accept latex ...
DISPOSAL OF WATER-BASED PAINT. DRY THE PAINT THEN THROW IT IN
THE BIN: If you have to throw paint away, set the paint by placing it in a plastic ...
DISPOSAL OF LATEX (WATER BASED) PAINTS. To dispose of latex (water
based) paint simply remove lid and let paint dry out or throw in a cheap bag of
When disposing of unused oil-based paint, read the label carefully first and follow
... Some states allow you to recycle dried latex, water-based and acrylic paints ...