In many states, it is illegal to dispose of paint in the trash or down storm or sewer drains. Paint can contaminate drinking water and ocean water. Special collection programs have been established to accept paint for recycling or proper disposal.
May 13, 2008
Orange, red, yellow, purple, black or white, Old paint dries out fast if you don’t seal it tight, If you share your paint with others then once more it can be seen, And then you can turn any old color of paint green.
Before you head to the home improvement store, there are steps you can take to make sure that your purchase won’t be a waste.
Check with family, friends, and online community bulletin boards, such as www.craigslist.org to see if you can make use of someone else’s leftover or overflow materials—many people are willing to part with their products for free!
Measure your walls (or other painting projects) before heading to the store, then discuss the volume of paint you need with the store expert.Most people buy a much larger container of paint than is actually needed, “just in case!”
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