PaintCare Program (ECO fee)
Information for Paint Consumers
PaintCare Recovery Fees
Starting October 19, 2012, paint consumers will see the following PaintCare Recovery Fees added to the purchase price of architectural paints and coatings. As described in the section above, these fees will be used to fund all aspects of the paint stewardship program, including postconsumer paint collection, transportation, recycling, public outreach and program administration:
|Half pint or less||$ 0.00|
|Pint to quart||$ 0.35|
|1 gallon||$ 0.75|
|More than 1 gallon to 5 gallons||$ 1.60|
Paint Drop-off Sites
Also beginning October 19, 2012, PaintCare will establish hundreds of retail and municipal postconsumer paint drop-off sites throughout the state. More than 450 sites have expressed interest in servicing as a drop-off site, however not all sites will be set up by October 19. PaintCare will work diligently to set up interested sites as soon as possible, so please check our site locator tool frequently for sites in your area.
The following documents provide additional information about the PaintCare program:
- Consumer Factsheet: Information for Paint Purchasers (October 2012)
- Trade Painter Factsheet: What Trade Painters Need to Know (August 2012)
- Consumer Brochure (available at paint retailers)
For more information please go to the following link. Thank you for your support!