Disposing of Latex Paint

Step 1

Add equal parts cat litter to latex paint in the can. If you have more than a half a can, you can also pour paint into a separate sealed leak proof container.

Step 2

Stir the cat litter into the paint until it thickens and will not spill. Allow the mixture to sit for 24-48 hours. Alternatives to using cat litter are sawdust, dirt, shredded paper and paint hardener.

Step 3

Place paint cans in individual clear bags with the lid off, tied, sealed and labeled for a visual confirmation that the paint has been properly treated.

Step 4

Email tonysbarge@gmail.com or call us at (631) 589-2130 once the above steps have been performed to schedule a pickup.


Oil based paint is hazardous to the environment and must be handled separately. Please do not use above mentioned methods.