PaintCare Drop Off Sites
PaintCare is a state program that plans special one-day paint drop-off events and sites where the public can take unwanted paint for recycling. Most are paint retailers, hardware and home improvement stores. Find a drop-off location here.
OC Household Hazardous Waste Collection Centers
DUE TO COVID-19, HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION CENTERS MAY NOT BE ACCEPTING UNUSED PAINT AT ALL TIMES. PLEASE CALL 714-834-4000.
OC Residents can drop off unused paint at one of OC's free collection centers. Sites are open five days per week, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Tuesdays through Saturdays (except major holidays or during rain events). For details regarding all items accepted, check our page here.
Anaheim Collection Center
1071 N. Blue Gum Street
Huntington Beach Collection Center
17121 Nichols Street
Irvine Collection Center
6411 Oak Canyon
San Juan Capistrano Collection Center
32250 Avenida La Pata
* Please note that some external links provide information that is not managed nor updated by OC Waste & Recycling. You may contact those sites directly with any questions, requests or updates. We will routinely monitor external sites linked from our pages.