California is the second state in the nation to enact an industry-led, statewide program to reduce the generation of leftover paint, promote its reuse, and properly manage unwanted leftover paint. This program follows producer responsibility principles to ensure that leftover paint is properly managed in a manner that is sustainably funded and provides jobs to Californians.
Residents, non-profit groups, and small quantity generators located in West Contra Costa County can also continue to drop off unwanted or leftover paint at the Household Hazardous Waste Facility in North Richmond. See information below.
paints & solvents
Residents may drop-off paints & solvents at the West County HHW Collection Facility.
The following are banned from the trash: