Avail of paint re-use schemes

limeric recycling centresYour local civic amenity site may offer a “paint re-use scheme”.

If they don‟t, ask if they can start one up. It will be of benefit to them in that it will reduce their own costs for disposal of waste paint. Click here to see the Contact point for your local authority.

If your local authority does have such a scheme, you can get paints for free to use in your various community projects.

For example, Mungret Civic Amenity Centre in Limerick offers a paint reuse scheme, which allows users to leave any unused tins of paint and pick up ones that they might use themselelves.

There are many such schemes around the country.