City offers opportunity to discard old paint

Get rid of your leftover paint at a paint only drop off event to be held Saturday, Aug. 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the New Britain Recycling Center, 642 Christian Lane, Berlin. The drop off is open to residents and businesses from Connecticut. Households may bring any amount of latex or oil-based paint. Businesses may only bring latex paint. Businesses with oil-based paint may call (855)724-6809.
Containers must have original labels and the following products only: House paint and primers; stains; deck and concrete sealers; clear finishes (e.g. varnishes, shellac); no aerosol cans, no leaking cans, no drums or larger than five gallon containers; no other chemicals or hazardous waste.