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Recycling

Paint - Latex

 Other Dropoff Locations  Timberline Recycling Center
Paint - Latex

Reusable quantities of liquid paint in good condition can be dropped off to Larimer County’s Hazardous Waste “Drop ‘N’ Swap” Facility

Latex paints and other water-based paints can be taken to the following drop of locations. Recycling at these locations is free of charge through Paint Care Colorado.

One way to identify paint as latex (water-based) or oil-based is by reading the cleanup instructions on the can. If water can be used for cleanup, the paint is latex paint. If solvents, such as paint thinner or mineral spirits must be used, the paint is oil-based.

Highly flammable paints, such as epoxy base, stains, lacquers, varnishes, or shellacs, or paints containing heavy metals, such as cadmium or lead, must be taken to the Larimer County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility.

Liquid paint should never be disposed of in the trash. Paint should also never be poured down the drain or dumped on the ground. When poured down the drain, many of the chemicals in paint will bypass wastewater treatment or septic systems and may contaminate lakes, streams, or ground water.


Accepted At:

Location Contact Information Details  
Paintcare

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Other items accepted here
Larimer County Household Hazardous Waste Facility

5887 S. Taft Hill Road
Fort Collins
80526

(970) 498-5771

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Other items accepted here
City of Fort Collins: Timberline Recycling Center - Hard to Recycle Materials Yard

1903 S. Timberline Road
Fort Collins
80525

(970) 221-6600

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For quantities larger than 50 gallons, contact Waste-Not Recycling at 970-669-9912. Commercial generators are welcome and may be required to provide additional generator information at the gatehouse.

Other items accepted here
Ace Hardware - Harmony

1001 E. Harmony Rd.
Fort Collins
80525

(970) 223-9273

Restrictions, contact for details.

Other items accepted here
Downtown Ace Hardware

215 S. College Ave.
Fort Collins
80524

(970) 224-4437

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Restrictions, contact for details.

Other items accepted here

***DISCLAIMER***

The information provided in this tool is compiled as a service to Fort Collins Residents. Contact information has been provided for the listed locations, and it is encouraged that you call ahead to verify the location, materials accepted, and hours of operation. Inclusion in this list is not an endorsement by the City of Fort Collins.

Any recycler wishing to be added to this list may contact recycling@fcgov.com. If you can’t find the answer to your question here, please call us at 970-221-6600