Waste Nothing

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Drop off leftover paint at one of the depots listed here. Be sure to keep products in their original containers with labels on. Do not combine leftover paints with each other, and make sure cans are properly sealed before transporting. Containers can be up to 25 litres, aerosol cans up to 660g or 24 oz.

See also the full list of accepted products.

This applies to Paints and stainers.

Contact Information and Map

  • Nova Scotia PaintRecycle

  • Comeau's Bottle Exchange

    • 8659 Highway 1
      Meteghan Centre, Nova Scotia
      B0W 2K0
    • 902-645-2324
    • Mon - Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm
      Sat 9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Municipality of Clare

    • 919 Bonnie Road
      Meteghan, Nova Scotia
      B0W 2H0
    • Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Paper Chase Bottle Exchange Ltd.

    • 10 Hardscratch Road
      Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
      B5A 4A8
    • 902-742-9747
    • Mon - Sat 8:00am - 3:30pm
  • Town of Yarmouth

    • 1934 Hardscratch Road
      Ohio, Nova Scotia
      B5A 4A8
    • Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:00pm
      Sat 9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Digby Salvage & Disposal

    • 220 Upper Cross Road
      Digby, Nova Scotia
      B0V 1A0
    • Summer:
      Mon - Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm
      Sat 8:00am - 12:00pm
      Winter: Mon - Thurs (By apppintment only)
      Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm
      Sat 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Webber's Bottle Exchange

    • 18 Queen Street
      Digby, Nova Scotia
      B0V 1A0
    • 902-245-2483
    • Summer: Mon - Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm
      Sat 8:00am - 12:00pm
      Winter:
      Mon - Thurs (By apppintment only)
      Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm
      Sat 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Municipality of Barrington

    • 1138 Highway 3
      Barrington, Nova Scotia
      B0W 1E0
    • Mon - Fri 8:30am - 12:00pm & 1:00pm - 4:30pm
  • C.N. Orde & Sons Ltd.

    • 9551 Route 8
      Lequille, Nova Scotia
      B0S 1A0
    • 902-532-7440
    • Mon - Fri 8:30am - 4:30pm
      Sat 9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Municipality of the Region of Queens

    • 3750 Highway 8
      Milton, Nova Scotia
      B0T 1P0
    • 902-354-3455
    • Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:00pm
      Sat 8:00am - 2:00pm
  • Harlow Construction Ltd.

    • 108 King Street
      Shelburne, Nova Scotia
      B0T 1W0
    • 902-875-2758
    • Mon 8:00am - 5:00pm
      Thurs - Fri 10:00am - 6:00pm
      Sat 8:00am - 1:00pm
  • Municipality of Shelburne

    • 243 Sandy Point Road
      Shelburne, Nova Scotia
      B0T 1W0
    • Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Valley Waste - Western Waste Management Centre

    • 343 Elliott Road
      Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia
      B0S 1M0
    • Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:00pm
      Sat 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Greenwood Recycling Centre

    • 1070 Central Avenue
      Greenwood, Nova Scotia
      B0P 1N0
    • 902-765-0335
    • Mon - Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm
      Sat 9:00am - 1:00pm
      Nov - Feb:
      Mon, Tues, Thur & Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm
      Sat 9:00am - 3:00pm
      Closed Wed & Sun
  • Beehive Adult Service Centre

    • 1119 Station Street
      Alyesford, Nova Scotia
      B0P 1C0
    • 902-847-0249
    • Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:00pm
      Sat 8:00am - 2:00pm
  • Wentzell's Bottle Recycling

    • 130 Highway 208
      New Germany, Nova Scotia
      B0R 1E0
    • 902-644-2911
    • Mon - Fri 8:00am - 5:00pm
      Sat 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Advocate County Store Inc. (Two Capes Recycling)

    • 3522 Highway 209
      Advocate Harbour, Nova Scotia
      B0M 1A0
    • 902-392-2467
    • Mon - Fri 5:00pm - 8:00pm
      Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Ridge Road Recycling Depot

    • 400 Oak Park Road, Highway 103
      Barrington, Nova Scotia
      B0W 1E0
    • 902-637-3808
    • Tues - Fri 9:00am - 4:00pm
      Sat 8:00am - 12:00pm
      Closed Sun & Mon
      Jan - Mar:
      Closed Tues, Thurs & Sun
      Open Mon, Wed & Fri 9:00am - 4:00pm
      Sat 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • Clyde's Trucking & Recycling

    • 56 Meadow Pond Lane
      Liverpool, Nova Scotia
      B0T 1K0
    • 902-354-5205
    • Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm
      Sat 8:00am - 1:00pm
  • Valley Waste - Eastern Waste Management Centre

    • 100 Donald Hiltz Road
      Kentville, Nova Scotia
      B4N 3V7
    • Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:00pm
      Sat 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Victor & Douglas Oickle Bottle Exchange

    • 100 High Street
      Bridgewater, Nova Scotia
      B4V 1V9
    • 902-543-4302
    • Mon - Sat 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Municipality of the District of Lunenburg

    • 908 Mullock Road
      Whynotts Settlement, Nova Scotia
      B4V 3J5
    • 902-543-2991
    • April - October:
      Mon - Sat 8:00am - 4:30pm
      November - March:
      Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:30 pm
      Sat 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • New Minas Recycling

    • 8751 Commercial Street
      New Minas, Nova Scotia
      B4N 3C4
    • 902-365-1250
    • Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:45pm
      Sat 8:00am - 2:45pm
  • L.W. Layton Salvage

    • 3239 Highway 358
      Canning, Nova Scotia
      B0P 1H0
    • 902-582-3175
    • Tues - Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Valley Recycling

    • 311 Sunnyside Drive, Highway 1
      Greenwich, Nova Scotia
      B4P 2N5
    • 902-542-2123
    • Mon - Fri 8:00am - 5:00pm
      Sat 8:00am - 3:00pm
  • A & J Superette

    • 25 Main Street
      Joggins, Nova Scotia
      B0L 1A0
    • 902-251-2345
    • Mon - Sun 8:00am - 10:00pm
  • Corkum's Recycling Lilydale

    • 364 Highway 324
      Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
      B0J 2C0
    • Mon - Fri 8:00am - 6:00pm
      Sat 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Adams Bottle Exchange Ltd.

    • 5962 Gold River Road
      Gold River, Nova Scotia
      B0J 1K0
    • 902-212-0989
    • Mon - Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm
      Sat 9:00am - 1:30pm
  • Durant's Recycling

    • 3306 Long Hill Road, Highway 2
      Parrsboro, Nova Scotia
      B0M 1S0
    • 902-254-2827
    • Mon - Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm
      Sat 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • O'Leary's Bottle Depot

    • 3 Bowman Road
      Windsor, Nova Scotia
      B0P 1L0
    • 902-798-3198
    • Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
      Sat 8:30am-2pm
  • Municipality of the District of Chester - Kaizer Meadow Landfill

    • 451 Kaizer Meadow Road
      Sherwood, Nova Scotia
      B0J 1T0
    • Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:00pm
      Sat 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Windsor Recycling Depot

    • 67 Albert Street
      Windsor, Nova Scotia
      B0N 2T0
    • 902-798-5636
    • Mon - Wed & Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm
      Sat 8:30am - 2:00pm
  • Nova 4 Enviro Ltd.

    • 16 Acadia Street
      Amherst, Nova Scotia
      B4H 3L5
    • 902-667-7183
    • Mon - Thur 8:00am - 5:00pm
      Sat 9:00am - 1:00pm
      Closed Fri & Sun
  • Cumberland Joint Services Management

    • 2052 Little Forks Road
      Little Forks, Nova Scotia
      B0L 1B0
    • Mon - Fri 7:00am - 3:00pm
      Sat 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Cogmagun Landfill Site

    • 1379 Walton Woods Road
      Cogmagun, Nova Scotia
      B0N 2R0
    • Mon - Fri 8:30am - 4:00pm
      Sat 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • M & R Recycling

    • 37 Junction Road
      Springhill, Nova Scotia
      B0M 1X0
    • 902-597-2940
    • Mon - Fri 10:00am - 5:00pm
      Sat 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • Friends Depot

    • 8134 St. Margaret's Bay Road
      Ingram Port, Nova Scotia
      B3Z 3Y8
    • 902-857-9398
    • Tues - Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm
      Closed Sun & Mon
  • Moore Nickels & Dimes for You

    • 7627 Birchwood Road
      Oxford, Nova Scotia
      B0M 1P0
    • 902-447-3739
    • Tues 10:00am - 5:00pm
      Wed - Fri 12:00pm - 5:00pm
      Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Timberlea Bottle Exchange

    • 2352 St. Margaret's Bay Road
      Timberlea, Nova Scotia
      B3Y 1M6
    • 902-876-2500
    • Mon - Fri 8:00am - 5:00pm
      Sat 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Meehan's Recycling

    • 4265 Highway 14
      Upper Rawdon, Nova Scotia
      B0N 2N0
    • 902-632-2543 / 902-632-2819
    • Mon - Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Bluewater Recycling Inc.

    • 23 Bluewater Road
      Bedford, Nova Scotia
      B4B 1G8
    • 902-832-2579
    • Mon - Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm
      Sun 11:00am - 5:00pm
  • Fader's Bottle Exchange Ltd.

    • 15 Sackville Cross Road
      Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia
      B4C 2M2
    • 902-864-4343
    • Mon - Sat 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Bluewater Recycling Inc.

    • 957 Prospect Road
      Goodwood, Nova Scotia
      B3T 1P4
    • 902-876-7229
    • Mon - Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sackville Bottle Exchange

    • 446 Sackville Drive
      Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia
      B4C 2S8
    • 902-865-9010
    • Mon - Sat 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • John Ross & Sons Ltd.

    • 171 Chain Lake Drive
      Halifax, Nova Scotia
      B3S 1B3
    • 902-450-5633
    • Mon - Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm
      Sat 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • Green Tree Recycling Ltd.

    • 933 Cobequid Road
      Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia
      B4C 4E1
    • 902-860-3636
    • Mon - Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm
      Sun 12:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Tanner's Transfer

    • 6393 Bayne Street
      Halifax, Nova Scotia
      B3K 2V6
    • 902-454-4888
    • Mon - Sat 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Beaver Redemption & Recycling

    • 374B Herring Cove Road
      Halifax, Nova Scotia
      B3R 1W2
    • 902-479-2929
    • Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm
      Sat 9:00am-3:00pm
  • Burnside Recycling

    • 66 Simmonds Drive
      Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
      B3B 1P6
    • 902-468-9190
    • Mon - Sat 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Clifton Recycling Centre

    • 2651 Clifton Street
      Halifax, Nova Scotia
      B3K 4V4
    • 902-434-6506
    • Mon - Sat 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • E.T. Bottle Exchange

    • 12 Rosedale Drive
      Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
      B3A 1L8
    • 902-463-0958
    • Mon - Sat 8:00am - 5:00pm

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About this Tip

Added January 18, 2015.

Last updated January 18, 2015.

Applies to Nova Scotia.