Free Paint Drop-off Event for Households & Businesses

DATE: May 15, 2021

Time: 9 a.m. – Noon

LOCATION: Clovis Rodeo Grounds
748 Rodeo Drive
Clovis, CA 93612


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NOTE: Open to California residents only.

What Paint Products & Quantities Can You Bring?

Households may bring any amount of paint, stain, and varnish. Limits apply to businesses, see below.


Containers must have original manufacturer labels. 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)


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


To use the PaintCare program for oil-based paint, a business must qualify as an exempt generator under federal and any analogous state hazardous waste generator rules. Please visit for more information on exempt generator rules. If your business does not qualify as an exempt generator, it will not be able to use the program for oil-based paint, but it can still use the program for latex products.


Prior to event you must:
  • Register for this event at If you are unable to register online, call (855) PAINT09.
  • Place all paint materials for drop-off in your vehicle’s trunk or the bed of your truck.
  • Not attend if anyone in your household is exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19.
During the event, you must:
  • Remain in your vehicle.
  • Unlock your vehicle’s trunk to allow event staff to remove the paint materials.

Participants are requested to wear masks and limit occupants in the vehicle to only members of the same household or living unit.

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