Paint Cans

Where can I recycle?

Empty metal paint cans are accepted for recycling at most household waste recycling centres. Check your local council website for more information.

How should I recycle paint cans?

  • Most recycling centres only accept empty or dry, metal paint cans;
  • Currently, plastic paint cans are not widely accepted – check your local council website for more information.

More information is available on how to dispose of left-over paint.