Paint Drop-off and Giveaway Event Monterey Park, CA

Free Paint Recycling Drop-off and Giveaway Event for Households & Businesses

DATE: September 14, 2024

Time: 8 a.m. – Noon

LOCATION: East Los Angeles College
1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA 91754

NOTE: No Registration Required

Paint in good condition will be made available to the public for free at this event.

What Paint Products & Quantities Can You Bring?

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

PAINTCARE PRODUCTS

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)

NON-PAINTCARE PRODUCTS

No leaking, unlabeled, or empty containers
No aerosol coatings
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

To use PaintCare drop-off sites and events for oil-based products, a business must qualify as an exempt generator under federal and any analogous state hazardous waste generator rules. Please visit the Business Limits page for more information on exempt generator rules. If your business does not qualify as an exempt generator, it can use PaintCare drop-off sites and events for water-based products but not oil-based products.