How To Dispose of Grout Sealer 

 June 6, 2022

By  Dale Keese

It would be ideal to use up all the grout sealer you have purchased, especially if it’s nearing its use-by date. But since this isn’t always possible, many homeowners wonder what is the best way to dispose of it.

Donating your unused sealer to a local charity that builds or repairs housing is a good way to dispose of grout sealer. If this isn’t feasible, pour grout sealer into a cardboard box and allow it to solidify into smaller pieces and throw it into the trash bin specifically for hazardous wastes.

Read on below to learn more about the right way of disposing grout sealer.

What Is the Best Way To Dispose of Grout Sealer?

Grout sealer is necessary for keeping your home in top shape. However, since it’s a hazardous material, proper disposal is critical.

These are the options available for disposing grout sealer:

  • Leftover sealer that hasn’t expired can be donated to a nearby charity or shelter, if they are able to make use of it to repair houses.
  • You can ask your neighbors if they need extra grout sealer for their own home repairs.
  • Pour the sealer into an old cardboard box, then allow it to dry and solidify in an open space such as your garage. Once it has solidified, toss it in a trash bin specifically for hazardous waste.
  • If you have a lot of excess grout sealer, line a bucket with a trash bag. Let it dry and solidify, then throw it into the hazardous waste bin.
  • Recycle the grout sealer container.

By following these guidelines, you can make sure you are disposing of grout sealer correctly.


Getting rid of excess grout sealer is a fairly easy process. If you are unable to donate it to someone who can benefit from it, simply follow these steps to harden the sealer and throw it into a trash bin that has been designated for hazardous wastes.

About the author

Hey, I'm Dale Keese.. thanks for reading.. hopefully this article can save you some time and trouble with your sealing job. I'm also in the process of making some video walk-throughs for youtube so check back soon! thanks

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