Broward and Palm Beach County residents can get free, high-quality exterior latex house paint through paint recycling programs. Here’s how:
Broward residents can get up to 20 gallons of free, reblended exterior latex house paint from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 10, at the Broward County Waste and Recycling Services center in Pompano Beach. Color choices are turquoise, terra cotta, dark grey and beige; the paint comes in 5-gallon containers.
Pick up the paint at 2780 N. Powerline Road in Pompano Beach. Proof of residency is required. Call 954-765-4999 for more information.
If you can’t make it Sunday, residents can get free paint year round from more than 25 municipalities. Click here for more information.
PALM BEACH COUNTY:
Palm Beach County residents can get free exterior house paint, too. It’s offered to residents through the Solid Waste Authority Recycled Paint Donation Program. You can get 10 colors, including beige and blue.
The SWA typically offers 10 gallons of paint for walls and two gallons for trim for a 1,000-square-foot home (more for larger houses), said Joanna Aiken, community-services coordinator. For information, call 866-792-4636 or 561-697-2700 ext. 4701, or 4717 to get an application sent to you.
RECYCLE OLD PAINT:
To get information on how to recycle paint and other hazardous waste and household goods and find a recycling centers and hours, visit Broward County Waste and Recycling Services website or SWA.org in Palm Beach County.