Free Recycled Paint from Recology

When to Use

Recycled paint has a higher solids content than many new paints.  Because the paints have been stored in people's garages for a long time, some of the water has evaporated, making it thicker.  Higher solids content means better coverage.


Consumer, Industrial

Info on this product category: Paints (Architectural)

Criteria for Paints (Architectural)

Paints must be certified under one of the following:

  • Green Seal (GS-11)
  • UL EcoLogo 
  • Cradle to Cradle
  • Master Painters Institute Extreme(X)-Green 
  • Greenwise Gold

Last updated

Last updated: 
March 13, 2018

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