Paint & Mattress Drop-Off Event in the San Mateo AreaCalifornia households & businesses only.

Date & Time:

Saturday, October 20, 2018

9 am - 1 pm

Location:

San Mateo County Events Center

East Parking Lot

1346 Saratoga Drive

San Mateo, CA 94403

Arrival Time:

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WHAT MATTRESS PRODUCTS CAN YOU BRING

Households and businesses may drop off mattresses and box springs. Unacceptable items include futons, camping style air mattresses, crib mattresses, mattress toppers, pillows, or other bedding accessories. For more details about dropping off mattresses, visit ByeByeMattress.com or call (855) 700-9973.

WHAT PAINT PRODUCTS CAN YOU BRING

You may bring most types of house paint, stain, and varnish. Businesses that generate less than 220 pounds (about 20-30 gallons) of hazardous waste per month may bring any amount of latex or oil-based paint. Businesses that generate more than 220 pounds of hazardous waste per month may bring any amount of latex paint, but oil-based paint will not be accepted.

WE ACCEPT

Containers must have original 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)

WE CAN’T ACCEPT

  • 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
  • Recycle with PaintCare

Paint manufacturers created PaintCare, a non-profit organization, to set up convenient places for you to recycle leftover paint. We are setting up drop-off sites throughout your state where you can take smaller amounts of paint all year long. To learn more or find a year-round PaintCare drop-off site near you, visit our drop-off locator tool or call (855) 724-6809.