How to Recycle Motor Oil & Filters

Looking to recycle motor oil? We’ve got you covered. Old motor oil can be refined, reconditioned or reprocessed to become usable again. An oil filter is made of three basic items: paper, steel and plastic. All of these items are recyclable when sent to the proper recycling outlet. Fortunately, if you need to recycle motor oil or oil filters most auto shops and supply stores will accept them for recycling.

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Frequent Used Motor Oil & Filters Recycling Questions

No, do not throw your used oil or filters in the trash or down a drain. According to the EPA, used oil from one oil change has the power to contaminate 1,000,000 gallons of water. Oil is toxic and is slow to degrade in the environment.