Official Documents

Summary of 2020 Minnesota Annual Report

This one-page infographic highlights the successes from the most recent reporting period (January 2020 to December 2020) for the Minnesota 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

The first report for Minnesota covers 8 months because the program started in November 2014.


Program Plan

This plan describes the operations, outreach, and other activities for the Minnesota paint stewardship program.



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

    • Minnesota Statutes
    • Chapter 114C – 116I. Environmental Protection
    • Chapter 115A. Waste Management
    • Paint Stewardship Program, Sections 115A.1415 and 115A.142

    Sales Tax

    The Minnesota 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 Minnesota paint stewardship program is the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA).


    Evaluation Reports by Product Stewardship Institute