Under the Paintback scheme you can drop off unwanted paint products at Tamala Park, we accept up to 100 litres per visit secured in containers of 20 litres or less. The Paintback scheme is available for both commercial and residential customers.
Other items of paint products will be accepted from Residents ONLY into the HHW Drop Off area. These are the items referred to with an X below. Other items from commercial organisations will incur charges. 

For further information, contact the MRC administration office on: (08) 9306 6303

Or email: 

Details relating to Paintback below. 

Australia's National Waste Paint & Packaging Solution

Paintback is a cost-effective way for households and trade panters to remove unwated paint and packaging.
  • Paintback will estabilsh collection points Australia-wide.
  • It is funded through a 15 cents (plus GST) per litre levy on eligible product* between 1 litre and 20 litres inclusive. The monies collected will go to Paintback Ltd, which is an independant, not-for-profit organisation. 
  • These funds will be used to establish and operate the collection program and research new ways to repurpose unwanted paint materials. 

Paintback accepts up to 100 litres per visit secured in containers of 20 litres of less.

Paintback is the way to:
  • Responsibily dispose of left over paint anter painting
  • Declutter your garage, shed of under the house of old paint conatiners.
  • Recycle and reduce waste going to landfill.

Paintback accepts the following products:                             Paintback will NOT accept the following products:
Interior and exterior architectural paint (water and solvent based)
Deck coating 
Floor paints
Urethanes (single compound)
Wood coatings (containing no pesticides)
Industrial maintaintence coatings
Automotive and industraial surface coating (shop application) paints and finishes
Aerosol paints
Automotive paints
Anti-fouling coatings
Melamine, metal and rust preventative
Caulking compounds, eproxies, glues or        adehisives
Colourants and tints
Paint thinners, mineral spirits or solvents
Paint additives
Roof patch or repair
Tar-based or bitumen-based products
Two-component coatings
Traffic paints
Texture coatings
Bagged render
Metal coatings
Paint washings

For further information visit Paintback.
Last Updated: 14 Nov 2019
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