PAINT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
Unused paint in the original container may be dropped off at Ocean County's Northern and Southern Recycling Centers for disposal.
Some municipal recycling centers accept paint as well.
The Paint Management Program flyer (PDF format) lists the hours and locations for this program.
Residents may bring up to 20 paint cans per day to these sites for proper disposal. This program is for latex, oil based and boat paints only. Stains, varnishes, polyurethanes or wood preservatives will NOT be accepted. Empty steel paint cans are also accepted at the county's recycling centers.
Program is open to RESIDENTS ONLY, and is not open to paint contractors or commercial businesses.
Contractors and commercial businesses must contract with an approved vendor for paint waste disposal.
Click Here to view a bar graph (PDF format) displaying paint collection totals and costs for this program since its inception in 1997.