Latex paint is non–toxic and stable and can be thrown in the trash ONCE IT IS DRY. The best way to dry paint is to mix in sawdust, kitty litter or mulch. Once the paint is no longer liquid, put the lid back on and place the paint can in your regular trash receptacle.
Properly Disposing of Latex Paint
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Styrofoam packing peanuts can be kept for reuse or thrown in the trash. Some packing peanuts are now being made from materials that are compostable or that will dissolve in water. Check and see if they will dissolve before throwing them away.
We can tailor a presentation for your school, business, church, club, community group, or event for almost any situation on a variety of environmental topics including but not limited to recycling, food waste, composting, gardening, resource conservation, pollution, landfill education and up-cycled reuse projects.