Buy Recycled Paint:
- Buy recycled and reblended paint from Rediscover paint the Rediscovery Centre Eco Store in Dublin for €1 per 1 Litre. Please note they do not accept paint for recycling.
- Buy recycled and reblended paint from Northside Community Enterprises in Cork City. The project allows unused paint that is brought to civic amenity sites to be remixed and sold at their Farranferris shop. Cork customers will be able to purchase this paint at a fraction of the cost of new.
- Recycled paint can also be purchased at CycleSense in Skibbereen.
- VOC-free paint
- Biofa – online shop
- Water-based paint can be bought at any DIY store.
Dispose of paint:
- Donate paint
- Give away your paint on Freecycle groups – often many takers
- Offer it to Men’s Sheds
- Bring paint you want to dispose of to your nearest civic amenity site.
- The paint brought to civic amenity may be recycled for re-use. There are 3 paint reuse schemes operating in Ireland:
- Dublin – the Rediscovery Centre
- Limerick – www.limerickrecyclingcentres.ie
- Cork – Revive Paint
Ideas for upcycling paint-brushes
Ladders, Lawnmowers, Garden Hand Tools, Sanders, Saws, Hammers, Wallpaper Strippers, Drills, Screwdrivers, Nail guns, Pressure Washers, Carpet Cleaners, Welding Tools, Chainsaws, Jigsaws, Hedge Trimmers, Chippers, Chimney Cleaners, Vacuum Cleaners, etc.
- HSS Hire
- Sam Hire
- GPT Hire
- The hOUR Timebank – members can share tools in return for timebank points