Inclusion, Respect and Quality of Life for All

Paint Products

I Can Recycle...

No-Charge Collection

TAKE IT TO SARCAN!

Every SARCAN depot maintains a supply of 

leftover paint for reuse, which is available

to the public without charge. Please note,

paint is not inspected and cannot be

garanteed.

FREE PAINT!

ACCEPTED HOUSEHOLD PAINT

  • Interior & Exterior: latex, acrylic, water-based, alkyd, enamel, oil-based consumer paints

  • Deck coatings & floor paints (including elastomeric

  • Varnishes & urethanes (single component)

  • Concrete/masonry paints

  • Drywall paints

  • Primers & undercoats

  • Stucco paint

  • Marine paints (unless registered under the Pest Control Product Act)

  • Melamine, metal & anti-rust paints, stains, shellac

  • Swimming pool paints (single component)

  • Stain blocking paints

  • Textured paints

  • Block fillers

  • Wood, masonry, driveway sealers or water repellents (non tar based or bitumen based)

  • Already empty paint containers

ACCEPTED PAINT AEROSOLS

  • Maximum container size: 660g (24oz)

(Full or Empty)

  • All types of paint aerosols

NOT ACCEPTED PRODUCTS

  • Paint or wood preservatives that are registered as a pesticide under the Pest Control Act (has P.C.P. Reg# on label, eg: marine anti-fouling paint)

  • Craft paint (non-aerosol)

  • Automotive paint (non-aerosol)

  • Industrial paints & finishes (eg: baked-on, heat resistant, etc.)

  • 2-part or component paints containing catalyst or activator

  • Roof patch or repair

  • Tar or bitumen based products

  • Brushes, rags and rollers

  • Paint in glass containers

  • Unidentifiable or unlabeled containers

  • Improperly sealed paint containers

  • Paint contaners with poor integrity (eg: badly rusted cans) or leaking

  • bulging containers

  • Traffic or line marking paint

  • Resins

  • Paint thinners, mineral spirits or solvents

  • Deck cleaners

  • Colorants and tints

  • Caulking compound, epoxies, glues or adhesives

  • Other household chemicals

FOR SAFETY

  • Must be original container and label​

  • tightly seal all containers

  • Do not return paint in glass containers

  • Do not mix different types of paint products together