Pick up free paint and other household items

The City of Austin offers residents free, flat paint at the ReUse Store in the Recycle & Reuse Drop-Off Center. The paint is inspected to make sure it's good quality. The paint comes in beige, dark beige, or dark green and is placed in 3.5-gallon containers.

  • Visit the ReUse Store in the Recycle & Reuse Drop-Off Center at 2514 Business Center Drive, Austin, TX 78744.

  • Pick from the available 3 colors of Austin ReBlend paint. The paint is free for all residents.

Learn about Austin ReBlend Paint

Austin ReBlend is a free, 100 percent flat paint made from paint dropped off at the Recycle & Reuse Drop-Off Center. The paint is inspected to make sure it's good quality, reblended into 3 colors and offered in 3.5-gallon containers. The available colors include:

  • Texas Limestone (beige)
  • Balcones Canyonland (dark beige)
  • Barton Creek Greenbelt (dark green)

Pick up other free household items

Many reusable materials are dropped off at the center. You can also pick up these items for free (availability varies):

  • Art supplies
  • Cleaning products
  • Household chemicals
  • Automotive fluids
  • Mulch*

*You must load mulch yourself. Bring a pitchfork or shovel, work gloves, and containers.

Need to drop off items to be recycled? See how to drop off at the Recycle and ReUse Center.

Contact information

place
Recycle & Reuse Drop-off Center2514 Business Center DrAustin, TX 78744
contact_phone512-974-2000
access_time
DayOpen - Close Hours
Monday9am-5pm
Tuesday9am-5pm
Wednesday9am-5pm
Thursday9am-5pm
Friday9am-5pm
Saturday7am-12pm
SundayClosed