Official Documents

Summary of 2023 Vermont Annual Report

This one-page infographic highlights the successes from the most recent reporting period (January to December 2023) for the Vermont 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

Program Plan

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


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

  • Vermont Statutes
  • Title 10: Conservation and Development
  • Chapter 159: Waste Management
  • Subchapter4: Paint Stewardship Program
  • Sections 6671 – 6680

Sales Tax

The Vermont Department of Taxes has provided an explanation of why the PaintCare Recovery Fee is subject to state sales tax in the following letter:

State Agency

The state agency for the Vermont paint stewardship program is the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources (ANR).

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.