Paint Recycling

Latex paint can be brought to Cash True Value and Rings End Lumber here in Town.

Please see the website for tips on buying, using and drop-off locations for recycling unwanted paint, stain and varnish.

Empty latex and oil-based cans can be disposed of in your brown trash can. Oil-based paints can be disposed of at the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection.

Motor Oil Recycling

East Lyme Town Residents may drop off used Motor Oil (not mixed with other fluids) at the town Transfer Station during regular business hours. “Used Motor Oil” includes crank case oil and other types of oils, such as transmission fluid, power steering fluid, and hydraulic fluid. “Used Motor Oil” does NOT include other vehicle fluids, such as antifreeze, windshield washer fluid, brake fluid, or gasoline & diesel fuels. It also does NOT include used motor oil that is generated through the maintenance of commercial vehicles.