Orleans County Hosting Paint Recycling Event

Orleans County Legislature Chairman Lynne Johnson today announced the county will be hosting a paint recycling event on Saturday, June 15th.  Oil-based, acrylic and latex paint, urethanes, varnishes, shellacs, lacquers, primers and clear coatings are all accepted at no cost.   Anyone is welcome to attend.

“This is an opportunity to get rid of those old paint cans that are taking up space in your basement and garage, and do so in a way that is environmentally friendly,6.15 Orleans County Flier (002) keeping these materials out of our landfills” said Johnson.   “I want to thank our Planning and Development Department for putting this event together.”

WHAT: Free Community Paint Collection Event
WHEN: Saturday June 15, 2024 from 9am to 1pm.
WHERE: Former GCC Campus, 456 West Avenue, Albion, NY 14411. 

Registration for this event is not required, but is encouraged so participants can choose their time.  Register at https://circular.eco/event/albion615.  Staff will be on hand to unload vehicles so drivers can stay in their vehicles.

The event is being done in partnership with GreenSheen, a paint company founded in 2010 with operations in the Albany area.  GreenSheen has developed their own innovative process to refine recycled paint to create a premium latex paint for reuse.

 

Those with any questions about the event should call the Orleans County Planning and Development Department at 585.589.3198.