An Australian paint industry-led initiative to divert unwanted architectural and decorative paint and packaging from landfill for both household and trade painters.
Funded through a 15c plus GST per litre levy on eligible products.
Paintback accepts a maximum of 100 litres per visit to a collection site of unwanted paint and packaging (wet or dry) in containers no larger than 20 litres.
Eligible products include;
- Deck coatings and floor paints
- Interior and exterior architectural paint (typically not a specialty coat, industrial maintenance or original equipment manufacture)
- Packaging (plastic and metal containers in which paint was originally sold in)
- Stains and shellacs
- Varnishes and urethanes (single components)
- Wood coatings
Not accepted products are also listed on the paintback website.