Hackham Recyclers is a waste paint collection sites of Paintback

What is Paintback?

Paintback is a waste paint and packaging collection scheme for architectural and decorative paint. It aims to divert waste paint and packaging from landfill. Paintback is an industry initiative to divert architectural and decorative waste paint from landfill. Run as an independent, not-for-profit company it will collect and treat waste paint through participating sites around Australia.

It is the responsible way for households and professional painters to dispose of left-over paint and packaging.

What happens to the waste Paint?

The waste paint and packaging is stored at the collection point ready for Paintback to pick it up.Paintback transports it from the collection point for treatment.

The packaging and waste liquid are separated.The containers are recycled.Waste Paint is treated in a number of ways including energy recovery for solvent and liquid/solid separation for water-based paint, significantly minimising landfill over current practices.


Accepted Products

Paintback accepts a maximum of 100 litres in volume per visit. This must be carried in secured containers no larger than 20 litres.

For a list of accepted products please click this link.

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