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Hairyloon

Paint

Clearing out the shed here, there is the traditional pile of tins of paint.
I never know what to do with it: much of it is perfectly usable, but there is a limited number of things that I have needing painting, but it is very wasteful to just throw it away.
earthyvirgo

Re: Paint

Clearing out the shed here, there is the traditional pile of tins of paint.
I never know what to do with it: much of it is perfectly usable, but there is a limited number of things that I have needing painting, but it is very wasteful to just throw it away.


The recycling place at Llandygai has a section for paint.
Not quite sure what they do with it ...

EV
windyridge

offer them to craft people.. watched a wonderful dvd at my mothers yesterday and the person was using emulsion paints ... I thought it an excellent idea. She was doing a painting method developed from folk painting... most intriguing
Cathryn

Are you on freecycle?
Hairyloon

Are you on freecycle?

Yes, but this is in Heywood, where I am not hanging around for long enough to wait on people.

We've limited inclination and space to cart it away from here.

The "recycling" facilities around here are second to none: if none was in the running, they would come second. Sad
Katieowl

Is there a local charity who might be able to make use of it?

I've donated some building materials to one here, who do odd jobs for people, including some pieces of plasterboard that no-one on freecycle wanted. I phoned and asked if they might have a use for it, and he asked if I minded if they used it in their charity shop as he'd a wall there that needed plastering!

I'm sure a similar charity would take useable paint!

Kate
goldy1

What bit of Heywood i will ask my sis if she knows anywhere.

just phoned her she said apart from the charity shops on th emain rd there is a furniture one down the back of the market somewhere.


There is also the tip at bury end of the town, Back o the moss.


My other sis just phoned said wood or anything usable on an Allotment would be gratefully accepted. she has just taken over a second half plot.
Hairyloon

What bit of Heywood i will ask my sis if she knows anywhere.
Near Aldi.
Quote:
My other sis just phoned said wood or anything usable on an Allotment would be gratefully accepted. she has just taken over a second half plot.

Nothing much of use there I'm afraid... Unless she's got stuff wanting painting.
goldy1

If its outdoor paint yes lol


down the side of lidl that's where the tip is.

RE>BUILD (Bury)
http://www.rebuildbury.org.uk/

4 Park Road, Bury, BL9 5BQ
Liz Jackson
0161 764 0444 F: 0161 764 0888
Liz@rebuildbury.org.uk

RE>BUILD is a furniture re-use charity in Bury that collects good quality second-user furniture for distribution to people on low incomes.
A Community Re>Paint scheme and Odd Job project compliment the furniture reuse. The paint is made available to people on low incomes and local voluntary organisations. To deliver its services, the organisation involves volunteers, many of whom are part of its ethnic minority volunteering project.
RE>BUILD is helping to save the environment and provide a vital resource for families and individuals
Hairyloon

Thanks, that looks promising...

and yes, some of it is outdoor paint.
goldy1

If that charity will take it all send it there,
if not let me now how to contact you and i will get my sis to collect the outdoor stuff.
hope you have some luck.
Nick

http://newlifepaints.com/about.html
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