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Did you know improper disposal of just one gallon of paint can pollute up to 250,000 gallons of water? 

Don't let your leftover paint become a hazard! We've got you covered at the Mesa County Hazardous Waste Collection Facility as a proud PaintCare partner! Drop off your unused paint for safe and eco-friendly recycling. 

Leftover paint products can pose serious environmental and public health risks when disposed of improperly. Our partnership with PaintCare ensures your paint finds new life through specialized recycling facilities, reducing harm and promoting sustainability. 

When properly recycling your leftover paint, you're protecting the environment and fueling someone else's creative projects! 

Swing by the Mesa County Hazardous Waste Collection Facility at 3071 US-50 in Grand Junction, Wednesday through Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., to drop off your leftover paint. 

It's free and promotes safety and sustainability for our community!  

Visit for more info on paint recycling.

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Aerial view of numerous paint can lids covered in leftover paint sitting in a metal trash can with leftover paint drippings.