Choosing to recycle your used oil and filters means keeping your home, neighborhood, and our local waterways free from toxic pollution while conserving a valuable natural resource so that it may cleaned and reused. Here’s what you need to know about how to recycle your motor oil and filters.

Where To Recycle Your Oil

Where car lovers from Antioch, Pittsburg, and Brentwood can go to recycle used oil/filters.

Essential Recycling Tips

Start by reading these must-know disposal rules and tips.

Dumping is for Rookies

Real car lovers know that there’s nothing more satisfying than the feeling of fixing your own car and doing the job right.
Part of getting it done right is making sure that you’ve kept your car and surroundings spic and span without leaving any trace of oil or grease behind. Choosing to properly recycle your used motor oil and filter means you’ve done your job well and are not leaving behind traces of contaminated oil in your environment.

An auto mechanic working under a car doing an oil change
Refilling engine oil of an older car

Motor Oil Recycling 101

Not only is it illegal to dump your used motor oil down a drain or on the ground, but it is also a huge waste. Used oil from a single change can ruin one million gallons of fresh water, or it can be recycled, refined, and reused over and over again. When you recycle your motor oil and filters, you are doing your part in keeping your home, community, and environment clean and healthy. By making simple changes in our everyday lives, we can each improve the planet we share.