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Old 07-16-2013, 12:44 AM
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How do people dispose of painting materials?

I don't want to clean my brushes in the sink, I'm not sure that it is environmentally a sound practice.

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Old 07-16-2013, 01:48 AM
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Re: How do people dispose of painting materials?

It's not, but people do it I'm afraid. I let them soak in the turpantine, and then wash them, in the sink. Not much material goes down the drain I bet. The turpantine I put in a closed jar or bottle, and take it out, for the garbage truck. I don't know how else to get rid of that!
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Old 07-16-2013, 09:00 AM
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Re: How do people dispose of painting materials?

I put newspaper in a bucket outside and pour whatever is left from brush cleaning over the crumpled paper. When it dries, I bag the paper and put it out for garbage.

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