Matt Waldman. Oil-Based Paints AKA: Alkyd Paints. Contain Hydrocarbons, and heavy metals such as lead, mercury, barium, and cobalt. Regulation. Clean Water Act- Suggests using latex paints instead of oil-based whenever possible.
When Oct. 11, 25, Nov. 1 from 8 A.M. to 1 P.M
Wastes Collected- Mercury, household batteries, Oil-based paints, epoxy products, herbicides, pesticides, paint stripper, and floor care products.Hazardous Waste Clean up Day
Oil based paints are extremely unhealthy towards the environment went not used carefully. They are also unhealthy towards people and the air they breathe. The right precautions must be taken in order to dispose of oil-based paints.