May through August, the Public Works Department hosts Saturday paint swap shops for surplus paint, stains, and varnishes. Residents can drop off or pick up paint materials for free. Residents can also drop off used motor oil.
Guidelines for Paint Swaps
For Boston residents only; proof of residency required.
Paint and motor oil are NOT accepted from commercial businesses
Paint, stains varnishes, and thinners nots in original containers or with illegal labels won’t be accepted