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The approved method of disposal here in California is to dump it in a ditch or holding area on your own property, allow it to dry, then dispose of it as regular solid waste at any landfill.

We have used much as undercoating and whatever selected color over it...

I have also selectively blended large amounts together when a customer had absolutely no interest in what color was used on a project.
That's the best way!
They get good quality product for the cost of the cheapest out there.

Got to double strain that old paint!
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Call your city/county waste disposal dept. Often they will have a hazmat drop off site set up a few times a year for RESIDENTIAL customers. So, give a few 5's to each employee and have them drop them off. Or do what we do and donate them to a construction waste reuse center.
 

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I always mix up my extras until I come up with a color I like. Then when bored I paint my place or a friends. My last landlords loved how nice their place looked compared to the dirty flat walls/trim they gave me. Also give alot away. So & so is always painting something. Offer them a not far off color from what they want, and they always take it cause it's free.
 

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A big 10-4 to that one!!!

Most of the paint I buy is left with the customer... ON THEIR WALLS!

I don't know how long it took to accumulate that much, but we didn't have 350 gallons stocked in our warehouse for t/u and matching after we did 260 residential units for one of the big builders with maybe 15 color schemes in the tract. It may have been wise to keep it, for the year's warranty, and mostly damage done by other subs where we got called in after repairs...

70 - 5's is a big chunk of money... and then to pay storage costs for it?

I'm sure floorspace is tight in everyone's shop!

Use it for undercoating before letting it dry out and sending to the landfill.
 
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