Official Documents

Summary of 2020 Annual Report

This one-page infographic highlights the successes from the most recent reporting period (January 1 to December 31, 2020) for the Oregon 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

PaintCare prepares annual reports about the program for the 12 months ending December 31. In 2013 we prepared a six month report to allow for a change in the reporting period from a fiscal year to a calendar year.

Awareness Surveys

PaintCare conducted general awareness surveys in December from 2013 to 2016. The questions and responses are presented here:

Program Plan

PaintCare’s program plan describes the operations, outreach, and other activities of the Oregon Paint Stewardship Program:


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

    • Oregon Revised Statutes
    • Volume 13. Housing, Environment
    • Title 36A. Housing
    • Chapter 459A. Reuse and Recycling
    • Sections 459A.820 – 459A.855

    State Agency

    The oversight agency for the Oregon program is the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).

    Evaluation Reports by Product Stewardship Institute

    The Product Stewardship Institute (PSI) evaluated the effects of the PaintCare program on household hazardous waste (HHW) programs in five states that implemented paint stewardship prior to September 2014: California, Connecticut, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Vermont. This report summarizes PSI’s findings from the cross-state evaluation.

    At the request of the American Coatings Association and Metro Oregon, PSI evaluated performance of the first two years of the PaintCare program in Oregon. This report summarizes PSI’s findings.