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Paint Drop-Off Event - Ballou High School

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Ballou High School

3401 4th Street SE

Washington, DC 20032

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Free Paint Drop-off Event for Households & Businesses.
Open to District of Columbia residents only, proof of District residency required.
Paint in good condition will be made available to the public for free.
WHAT PRODUCTS & QUANTITIES CAN YOU BRING?
Households may bring any amount of paint, stain, and varnish. Limits apply to businesses, see below.
WE ACCEPT
Paint must be in sealed, original container with original manufacturer label.
This event is for the following products only:
  • House paint and primers (latex or oil-based)
  • Stains
  • Deck and concrete sealers
  • Clear finishes (e.g., varnishes, shellac)
WE CAN’T ACCEPT
  • No leaking, unlabeled, or empty containers
  • No aerosol spray paints
  • No drums or containers larger than 5 gallons
  • We cannot accept other hazardous waste or chemicals, such as paint thinner, solvents, motor oil, spackle, glue, adhesive, roofing tar, pesticides, cleaning chemicals
BUSINESS LIMITS
Businesses that generate less than 220 pounds (about 20-30 gallons) of hazardous waste per month may bring latex and a limited amount of oil-based paint. Businesses that generate more than 220 pounds of hazardous waste per month may bring any amount of latex paint, but oil-based paint will not be accepted. Businesses with questions about limits should call (855) PAINT09.

Paint manufacturers created PaintCare to provide convenient places to recycle leftover paint, such as paint retail stores and paint drop-off events. To learn more or find a year-round PaintCare drop-off site near you, visit www.paintcare.org or call (855) PAINT09.

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