Effective May 3rd, 2022, Westchester County has partnered with PaintCare to greatly expand the County's paint recycling program. A variety of paints will now be accepted for recycling at the County's Household Material Recovery Facility (HMRF) in Valhalla AND all upcoming Household Recycling Day Evets (HRDs). For additional PaintCare drop-off locations visit PaintCare's website.

To be eligible, paints must: 

  • be in their original container
  • no larger than 5 gallons
  • have the manufacturer’s printed label on the container; and
  • have a secured lid with no leaks

The following types of paint will now be accepted:

  • Interior and exterior architectural paints: latex, acrylic, water-based, alkyd, oil-based, enamel (including textured coatings)
  • Deck coatings, floor paints (including elastomeric)
  • Primers, sealers, undercoaters
  • Stains
  • Shellacs, lacquers, varnishes, urethanes (single component)
  • Waterproofing concrete/masonry/wood sealers and repellents (not tar or bitumen-based)
  • Metal coatings, rust preventatives
  • Field and lawn paints

To book a convenient drop-off appointment at the HMRF, visit the online reservation system or call the Recycling HelpLine at 914-813-5425.