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Huge Response to Paint Disposal Scheme


A world-first Australian initiative to keep waste paint out of landfill has been an immediate success.

The industry-run Paintback® scheme collected more than a million kilograms of unwanted paint in its first year: equivalent to about 320,000 four-litre paint tins.

47 depots have opened accepting waste paint and packaging from trade painters and households. The sites cover all capital cities and major regional centres, with more to be established over the next two years. Already 60% of Australians are no more than 20 kilometres from a Paintback collection point.

Read More – Download Press Release

Download – Paintback Site Update – May 2017

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