How do I recycle used motor oil?

Posted by on Apr 8, 2009 in

waste oil barrel1One gallon of motor oil is capable of polluting one million gallons of drinking water.  Proper disposal is critical.  Fortunately, there are many local options for the recycling of used motor oil.  Most auto service centers will accept up to five gallons of used oil per visit.  Click here to view a list of local companies that will accept used motor oil for recycling.

Since there are many, local motor oil recycling options available for residents, the District does not accept used motor oil at Tox-Away Days.