Paints and paint cans are considered hazardous materials by most cities and municipalities. Landfills generally do not accept paint and paint cans for disposal. Your average waste management company won’t take paint and paint cans in the normal trash. So how do you dispose of paint and paint cans? You have two options: a junk removal service or waiting for a city toxic item pick up day.

Most cities have certain days, typically twice a year, where they take toxic materials like paint and dispose of them. If you need to get rid of paint and hazardous materials right away, call a junk removal service. A junk removal service specialize in disposing of paint, motor oils, household chemicals, and electronics.