South Kingstown

Free Paint Drop-off Event for Households & Businesses

DATE: July 24, 2021

Time: 8 a.m. – Noon

LOCATION: South Kingstown Town Offices
180 High St
South Kingstown, RI 02879

ARRIVAL:

Tell us your expected arrival time, visit https://paint-south-kingstown.eventbrite.com

NOTE: Open to Rhode Island 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.

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 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

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 www.paintcare.org/VSQG 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.

COVID-19 UPDATE

Prior to event you must:
  • Register for this event at https://paint-south-kingstown.eventbrite.com. 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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