Paint Recycling Year-round

There are two options for year-round paint recycling!

  1. PaintCare: FREE, Easy drop-off program for up to 5 gallons per trip
  2. GreenSheen: FREE pickup of 10 gallons or more


Consumers and small businesses now have access to convenient postconsumer paint drop-off sites for the collection, reuse and recycling of paint products (see links to acceptable products and drop off locations below).  LIMIT: 5 GALLONS PER VISIT

The program is funded through the payment of a minimal fee at the time of purchase of new paint in NYS.  “Legacy paint” that was purchased before this program went into effect in May 2022 can be dropped off at no cost.  This program was created by passage of the “Postconsumer Paint Collection Program” into state law.

Paint Care Image For Recycling

Visit this page for complete details:

As of May 12, 2022, the only year-round PaintCare drop off location in the Town of Bethlehem is the following:

180 Delaware Ave, Delmar, NY  12054
(518) 475-1238

Who can use this program
For Households and Businesses
Restrictions:  Limit of 5 gallons total per visit.
Hours:  Paint is accepted during regular business hours.  Call ahead for hours and to make sure the store can accept the amount and type of paint you would like to recycle.

This site ACCEPTS latex and oil-based house paint, stains and varnish in containers up to 5 gallons in size.
This site does NOT accept aerosols (spray paint or other spray products), containers without original labels, or containers that are leaking or empty.

Visit for complete details.

To find other drop off sites in the region, or as more become available in Bethlehem, please visit

GreenSheen: FREE pickup of 10 gallons or more


GreenSheen based in Rotterdam, NY (as well as in Denver, CO) now offers FREE pickup for 10 gallons or more of paint or stain. 
To schedule a pickup, use their on-line form or call 720-854-8722. 

Town Collections

Paint can also be brought to the Town of Bethlehem’s Household Hazardous Waste collection events. See the Recycling Events page for upcoming events.