Recycle at home
Recycle out of home
Yes, Paint tins can be recycled at some out of home recycling points.
How to recycle paint tins
Empty or dry metal paint cans are accepted at most Recycling Centres but check with your local authority first.
Recycling Centres are unable to accept liquid paint, as liquid wastes are banned from landfill sites.
Currently, plastic paint cans are not widely accepted at Recycling Centres - check your local authority website for more information or find out more about recycling plastic paint cans below.