Oil based paints and stains that are not dried up are hazardous. The Town accepts it regularly at Household Hazardous Waste Events, for a small fee.
Latex paint and driveway sealer are messy, but are not hazardous.
Good quality, usable latex paint may be accepted by The Paint Exchange in Hanover, view the The Paint Exchange in Hanover website.
Clean Harbors will take all unused paint for a fee. Open April through mid-November.
1 Hill AvenueBraintree, MA 02184Phone: 781-380-7177
If you can't use it up or give it away, remove lid, absorb with cat litter, sawdust, or paint hardener, and dispose with trash once it is solid.
Measure all surfaces to be painted. Once you have calculated the total square feet, divide by 400. At 400 square feet/ gallon, that will tell you how many gallons you need.