What do I do about leftover paint?
  • Avoid buying too much paint. Careful planning can save money and reduce the need to dispose of leftover product.
  • Avoid using solvents for clean-up. use disposable brushes, rollers, trays and containers. Allow them to dry and dispose of them in the trash.
  • Before cleaning brushes, brush out as much paint as possible.
  • Never dispose of excess paint, wash waters or solvents into a storm drain.

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1. Can grass clippings clog a storm drain?
2. What can be put down a storm drain?
3. Where does the storm drain system lead?
4. Can littered cigarettes cause issues with the City's storm drain system?
5. Do neighborhoods generate more stormwater than wooded areas?
6. What do I do about leftover paint?
7. What does automotive care have to do with stormwater?