Newton Holds First Paint Collection Day on October 31

Is old paint haunting your basement? Bring it to Newton’s first Paint Collection Day at the Resource Recovery Center (115 Rumford Ave., Auburndale) on Sunday, October 31 from 9am-1pm.

You must have an appointment time to drop off. Appointments can be scheduled by calling Customer Service at (617) 796-1000 Monday through Friday between 8:30am and 5pm.

For this event:

  • Only paint, stain, varnish, and shellac will be accepted. No other chemicals will be accepted.
  • All types of paint are accepted – no need for residents to sort
  • Usable latex paint will be recycled into new paint
  • There is a limit of 30 gallons per car
  • 5 gallon containers are accepted
  • Residential paint ONLY, no commercial vehicles or commercially-sourced paint