Dennis the Dustcart had to be redecorated following the incident.

A householder in Exeter incorrectly disposed of their leftover paint by putting it into their recycling bin. The resulted in a  ruined truckload of recycling which had to be incinerated. Please make sure before getting rid of your leftover paint if you a drop-off point in your area and if not, contact us to see how we can help. Alternatively, you can contact your local authority for further advice.

Can you guess what happens when a can of paint goes in the back of a compacting recycling truck? It ruins all the materials which can no longer be recycled.

If you have paint that you would like to donate, find your nearest drop off point here.

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