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People concerned with the health and environmental effects of toxic chemicals associated with certain plastics can read further about these issues by reviewing the selected links below.

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American Coatings Association leaving NYCWasteLess
The American Coatings Association is the trade organization for the major paint manufacturers. Visit their site for information about paint types, disposal guidelines, and other related information.

Innovation & Solutions with Coatings & Inks leaving NYCWasteLess
As a consultant for the chemical industry, SpecialChem created Innovation & Solutions with Coatings & Inks which provides technical information, environmental compliance information, services and industry insight.

Lead in Paint, Dust, and Soil leaving NYCWasteLess
The United States Environmental Protection Agency Lead in Paint, Dust, and Soil page offers information on residential lead hazards, regulations, and links. Speak to an information specialist, or order materials by contacting the National Lead Information Center at 1-800-424-LEAD [5323].

Lead Poisoning Prevention Program leaving NYCWasteLess
The Lead Poisoning Prevention Program is a program of the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) and aims to prevent and control childhood lead poisoning.

National Paint & Coatings Association (NPCA) leaving NYCWasteLess
NPCA provides extensive information about paint, both interior and exterior. If you have an old house, check the lead paint link.

Paint & Coating Manufacturing leaving NYCWasteLess
The Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center (PPRC) leaving NYCWasteLess provides essential pollution prevention information on Paint & Coating Manufacturing as well as a compilation of pertinent on-line resources.

Painting and Coatings Resource Center leaving NYCWasteLess
This Center is a support center maintained by the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences containing regulatory and pollution prevention information for the painting and coating industry.

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paint tips at home
paint tips at work
low/no VOC paint

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Paint Calculators

Use a paint calculator to determine exactly how much paint you need for your project. Search the internet for "paint calculator," visit a link below, or ask your local paint dealer or home improvement retailer if they have one on-site. 

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