Paintback collection events (free to drop off)

This announcement is for: 
PainterPermit authority

Trade painters and householders can dispose of waste paint and packaging responsibly at the following collection events.

City of Stirling
19 November 2016, 
Council car park at 25 Cedric Street, Balcatta.

City of Wanneroo
3 December 2016, 8.00am–12.00pm
Operations Depot front car park, 1204 Wanneroo Road, Ashby.

City of Rockingham
10 December 2016, 
Council car park, off Ameer Street, Rockingham.

The national Paint Product Stewardship Scheme Paintback has been launched, and these collection events are being hosted and funded by Paintback. The Western Australian Local Government Association (WALGA) is working with Paintback to facilitate the easy disposal of waste paint and packaging from trade painters and householders, through the local government collection event sites noted above.

The events will allow you to dispose of architectural and decorative waste paint that is no longer required.  Paintback accept up to 100L per visit per vehicle, secured in containers of 20L or less.

Permanent site

You can still take your waste paint and packaging to the Welshpool Cleanaway Paintback site Monday to Friday 9.00am–2.00pm throughout the year (maximum of 100 litres stowed in up to 20L containers per visit).


Water and solvent based interior and exterior paints, deck coatings, floor paints, primers, undercoats, sealers, stains, shellacs, varnish, urethanes (single component), wood coatings and packaging.  NO OTHER MATERIALS WILL BE ACCEPTED ON THE DAY.


Industrial maintenance coatings, automotive and industrial surface coating (shop application) paints and   finishes, aerosol paint, automotive paint, anti-fouling paints, melamine, metal and rust preventative, caulking compounds, epoxies, glues or adhesives, colourants and tints, resins, 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, isocyanides and industrial coatings.

To enable Paintback to plan for the collection events, please complete the registration form by visiting  to register your attendance.

For enquiries about the events or the Paintback scheme please email Paintback directly at

Building and Energy
Department News
08 Nov 2016

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