A new initiative has been launched in March in Cambridgeshire to re-manufacture wasted paint.
On average each household has around twenty tins of paint lying around in sheds and garages.
Now a Cambridgeshire Community Group has become the first UK 'hub' to re-manufacture paint for social re-use.
Click below to watch a full report by ITV News Anglia's Emily Knight.
You can drop off any tins of old paint at household recycling centres across Cambridgeshire. They include; Witchford, March, Milton, St Neots, Thriplow and Wisbech.