Liquid paint can be recycled for free in Douglas County. Each can of household architectural paint has been assessed the appropriate recycling fee when purchased to pay for the program. Remember, liquids are not allowed in the landfill by State Law.

Products & Fees

Architectural paint is defined under the Program as interior and exterior architectural coatings sold in containers of five gallons or less. It does not include industrial, original equipment, or specialty coatings. Examples of Program Products versus Non-Program Products are provided on this page.

Recycle Locations

Paint is now recyclable at the following locations:

  • Colorcraft in Roseburg
  • Del's Building Supply in Myrtle Creek
  • Heartwood Resources in Roseburg
  • Sherwin Williams in Roseburg


Accepted items at these recycling locations are household paint, varnish, and stain. It must be in the original container, sealed, and liquid. NO thinners, aerosols, adhesives, or other liquid waste is allowed. For more information visit the PaintCare website.

Program Products

Maximum container size of 5 gallons for the following items:Paint Cans

  • Deck coatings and floor paints (including elastomeric)
  • Interior and Exterior Architectural Paints:
    • Acrylic
    • Alkyd
    • Enamel (all types of finishes and sheens, including textured coatings)
    • Latex
    • Oil-based
    • Water-based
  • Lacquers, Lacquer Sanding Sealers, and Lacquer Stains
  • Melamine, metal and rust preventative
  • Primers, undercoaters and sealers
  • Stains and Shellacs
  • Swimming Pool Paints (single component)
  • Varnishes and urethanes (single component)
  • Waterproofing concrete/masonry/wood sealers and repellents (not-tar-based or bitumen-based)
  • Wood Coatings (containing no pesticides)

Non-Program Products

Regardless of container size for these products:

  • 2-Component Coatings
  • Aerosol Paints
  • Automotive Paints
  • Caulking Compounds, epoxies, glues or adhesives
  • Colorants and tints
  • Craft Paints
  • Deck Cleaners
  • Industrial Maintenance Coatings
  • Marine Paints
  • OEM and Industrial surface coating (shop application) paints and finishes
  • Paint Additives
  • Paint Thinners, mineral spirits or solvents
  • Pesticide containing products
  • Resins
  • Roof patch or repair
  • Tar-based or bitumen based products
  • Traffic Paints