Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Free, One-Day Paint and Mattress Recycling for Sutter Creek-Jackson - Sat June 1

FREE One-Day Paint and Mattress Recycling for Sutter Creek-Jackson Area
Saturday June 1, 2019 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Amador County Regional Airport

Open to all residents and businesses in the Sutter Creek-Jackson area. Sponsored by PaintCare, a non-profit stewardship organization running paint recycling programs across the country, in partnership with Bye Bye Mattress.

FREE and convenient one-day paint recycling and mattress drop-off event. Residents and businesses can safely and easily drop off their unused paint, along with any old mattresses and box springs.

FOR PAINT: PaintCare will accept unwanted house paint and primers (latex or oil-based); stains; deck and concrete sealers; and clear finishes (varnish and shellac). Containers must have their original labels. Businesses that generate less than 220 pounds (about 20-30 gallons) of hazardous waste per month may bring latex or oil-based paint for drop-off. Businesses that generate more than 220 pounds of hazardous waste per month may bring latex paint, but oil-based paint will not be accepted.
PaintCare CANNOT accept: Leaking, unlabeled or empty containers; aerosol spray paints; drums or containers larger than five gallons; hazardous waste or other chemicals, such as paint thinner, solvents, motor oil, spackle, glue, adhesive, roofing tar, pesticides, or cleaning chemicals.

FOR MATTRESSES: Households and businesses may drop off mattresses and box springs. 
UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS include: Futons, camping style air mattresses, crib mattresses, mattress toppers, pillows, or other bedding accessories. For more details about dropping off mattresses, visit or call (855) 700-9973.

Location: Amador County Regional Airport, 12380 Airport Road, Jackson, CA 95642

PaintCare is committed to making it easy and convenient for residents and businesses across California—as well as in seven other states and the District of Columbia—to recycle unused and unwanted paint.

Residents of Sutter Creek and Jackson can also take advantage of free paint recycling year-round at a permanent PaintCare drop-off location at the Kelly-Moore store in Jackson. Find the most convenient site for you at:

About PaintCare and PaintCare in California:
Paint manufacturers created PaintCare, a non-profit stewardship organization, to run recycling programs in states as they pass paint stewardship laws. Through PaintCare, the paint industry sets up drop-off locations for unused paint, arranges for recycling and proper disposal of the paint, and conducts outreach about proper paint management. In 2012, PaintCare waslaunched in California and since then nearly 16 million gallons of paint have been recycled at more than 760 drop off sites throughout the state. For additional information, visit

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