Official Documents

Summary of 2023 Colorado Annual Report

This one-page infographic highlights the successes from the most recent reporting period (January to December 2023) for the Colorado PaintCare program. Please consider downloading and printing a copy of the infographic and then posting it for staff and the public at your business or organization.

Annual Reports

Program Plan

PaintCare’s program plan for Colorado describes the operations, outreach, and other activities of the Colorado paint stewardship program.


Laws relevant to the PaintCare program in Colorado can be found at

  • Colorado Revised Statutes
  • Title 25. Public Health and Environment
  • Environmental Control (Articles 6.5-18.7)
  • Article 17. Waste Diversion and Recycling
  • Part 4. Architectural Paint Stewardship Programs, Sections 25-17-401 – 410

Sales Tax

The Colorado Department of Revenue has provided an explanation of why the PaintCare Fee is subject to state sales tax in the following letter:

State Agency

The oversight agency for the Colorado program is the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE).

Evaluation Report by Product Stewardship Institute

At the request of the CDPHE, Product Stewardship Institute (PSI) evaluated the performance of the PaintCare program in Colorado.