Paint Back Graffiti Program
The quicker the graffiti is removed, the stronger the message that the community will not tolerate the vandalism. If the graffiti is allowed to remain, it becomes a signal of a community's acceptance of defeat.
Report Vandalism Immediately:
Marion County 503-588-5032
Polk County 503-623-9251
or your local Police
Recycle Latex Paint
Place up to two paint cans per week out with your city curbside recycling program, and you will help clean up graffiti in your community. Your local garbage hauler has added water base latex paint to city weekly curbside recycling collection Call you garbage collector for details. It is also being accepted at Salem Keizer Recycling and Transfer Station.
For more information about collection and recycling paint:
Marion County Solid Waste Management, 503-588-5169 ext. 5991
- Water based paint of any color
- Quantities as small as 1/4 can
- Rusty cans
- Hardened paint
- Oil based paint
- Satin paint
- Specialty paint (textured, etc.)
- Hazardous waste
Your left over latex paint will be processed into a quality primer paint that make a fine undercoat to cover graffiti until the property owner obtains the correct matching paint.
PAINT BACK is a cooperative effort between garbage haulers, City and County government, local businesses and community volunteers.
Marion County Solid Waste Management
Capitol Recycling & Disposal, Inc.
D & O Garbage Service, Inc.
Loren's Sanitation Service, Inc.
Pacific Sanitation Service, Inc.
Phillips Garbage Service
Marion Recycling Center, Inc.
Santiam Sanitary Service
Suburban Garbage Service
United Disposal Service
Valley Garbage & Recycling Service
Marion County Sheriff's Office
Marion County Court Schools
Marion County Fire District #1
Salem Police Department
Salem Fire Department
Salem Chamber of Commerce
North Salem Business Association
Stayton Fire District
Hubbard Police Department
Hubbard Fire Department