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Reducing your waste

We can’t stand waste

Our research shows that in the UK 50 million litres of paint and 90 million paint cans are wasted each year. We are determined to change this by exploring new ways to recycle and reuse paint and their containers. We are committed to working with you to reduce the waste created during the decorating process and provide innovative solutions to help.

 

 

Cleaning up

Did you know that cleaning brushes and rollers after use can use up to 25 litres of water. Learn how to clean brushes and rollers without using excessive water and polluting the environment.

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Recycling cans

We're all aware that we need to recycle, but did you know that you can recycle your empty paint cans through our Dulux Decorator Centre Can recycling scheme? This was the industry's first recycling scheme and now many other decorative merchants also offer similar services. Learn more about the most sustainable and practical solution for your empty cans.

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Community RePaint

Paint has more power than we think.

Community RePaint is a paint reuse network, sponsored by Dulux, that enables leftover paint to be redistributed to community projects across the UK. It has helped local groups and charities refresh shared spaces and create colourful murals; enabled people on low income to redecorate their homes at low cost; and provided employment, training and volunteer opportunities building valuable skills and experience.

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