When purchasing paint, estimate how much you will need for your project. The average coverage rate is 400 to 450 sq ft per gallon.
Safe Disposal for all Waukesha County Residents:
Dry out the paint. Use “waste paint hardener” (available at most hardware stores) or add some cat litter to the paint to speed up the drying process. Once dry, place in your trash container.
Latex paint is water soluble and not considered a hazardous material; therefore, it is not accepted at the county's hazardous waste collection sites.
Due to COVID-19, hours and operations may have changed. Please check with each business or municipality prior to bringing items for disposal.
No endorsement of any business is intended.
Fees may apply.
There are no publicly-owned landfills in Waukesha County.
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