Frequently Asked Questions

PAINT DISPOSAL FAQs

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Q: What areas do you service?
A. We operate in 10 states: Virginia, Maryland, Washington DC, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Ohio.

Please note each state has a 30-mile service area, beyond which is a $2/mi surcharge. The service area hubs are:

• Springfield, VA (DC, MD, NOVA)
• Midlothian, VA (Richmond area)
• Blackwood, NJ (Philadelphia, PA)
• Kearny, NJ (NYC metro/ Long Island)
• Mt. Kisco, NY (Westchester and Hudson Valley region)
• Lenox, MA (Berkshires)
• Powell, OH (Columbus area)

Q: What do you do with all the paint?
A: Good, reusable paint is distributed to international humanitarian construction projects, stateside theater groups and local licensed contractors. Paint that is not usable is appropriately processed for proper legal disposal per Virginia DEQ regulations so that it is no longer a threat to the water and soil tables.

Q: What kinds of paint do you take?
A: Yuck Old Paint takes both latex (water-based, enamel and acrylic) and oil-based paints.

Q: How much do Yuck Old Paint services cost?
A:  Residential Homes:
$100 service fee
$125 service fee if you are a 3rd-party agent **requiring an invoice in lieu of payment at time of pickup**
— $10 per 5-gallon bucket
— $5 per 1-gallon can
— $5 per quart can
— $1 per Ben Moore pint can
— $2.50 aerosol cans (spray paint)
— $35 per fire extinguisher
— No Charge for caulk tubes, and containers 8oz and smaller.

Commercial Buildings:
— $250 service fee
— $10 per 5-gallon bucket
— $5 per 1-gallon can
— $5 per quart can
— $1 per Ben Moore pint can
— $2.50 per aerosol can (spray paint)
— $35 per fire extinguisher
— $1 for each caulk tube

We can go to your building to provide estimates of your materials stockpile for a $75 site visit fee. Contact us for further information and to discuss your options. 

Curbside Pick-up Available!

yuck old paint can recyclingYuck Old Paint™ is a Virginia Governor Northam and Maryland Governor Hogan qualified “Essential Business”, and is open for business! Our customers health and safety are of the utmost importance to us. We go to you. And you may just leave your paint cans outside your doorstep.

 

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Call 888 509-9825