Did you know Goodwill now offers paint?
That’s right! It’s currently available at the Route 62 Goodwill, at 2630 Atlantic Blvd. in Canton. This latex paint isn’t your average paint that’s sold at big-box home improvement stores. This is EcoTone latex paint that is created from recycled materials.
About the paint
Manufactured by American Paint Recyclers, the paint is available in 18 different colors and one sheen. It’s a lower sheen, the midpoint between egg shell and satin, which is a great option for most interior painting projects. While primarily an interior blend, EcoTone Paint includes both interior and exterior elements and can be used on exterior applications.
Paint is available in one-gallon containers. Goodwill also will carry paint brushes, rollers, roller covers, paint trays, painter’s tape and other tools needed for your painting project.
American Paint Recyclers individually inspects each gallon at its facility in Van Wert, Ohio. Each batch is quality checked for proper application performance. Paint is triple-filtered to ensure removal of unwanted solids, and materials generated from the reclamation process are recycled.
Colors range from neutrals to several other hues, including White, Khaki, Milk Chocolate, Moonstone, Canary, Blue Collar, Sage, Walnut, Rose, Cranberry, Plum, Barnwood, Sunset, Industrial, Hazelnut, Pistachio, Fossil Gray and Desert Storm.
Because the colors are pre determined, there’s no wait time. Cans of paint don’t need to be mixed or shaken on site. They’re ready to go as is, saving you time and money. As with any paint, you should stir it before starting your project.
Cost and quality
EcoTone Paint is cheaper than other paints, starting at $19.99, because American Paint Recyclers passes the savings on to customers by recycling paint on a large scale, while continuing to operate as a small business, keeping expenses down.
Just because the price is low doesn’t mean the quality is low. EcoTone Paint is thicker than standard off-the-shelf paint and covers better in most applications.
You’re not just saving money by buying recycled, but you’re also helping the environment. Buying recycled paint prevents it from entering our waterways and landfills.
About the author: Kelsey Davis is the Digital Marketing & Communications Specialist at Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland & East Central Ohio, Inc.