Why Recycle Used Motor Oil & Filters?
Used oil is a hazardous waste that should never be put in the garbage or dumped in the storm drains or ground. Only ¼ gallon of motor oil can contaminate 250,000 gallons of water.
Pleasant Hill Curbside Recycling Program
Place filter in sealable plastic bag - i.e. Ziploc Bag and seal.
Once it has been suitably packaged (as described above) set the used oil and filters on the curbside on a normal pickup day and it will be retrieved by Republic Services.
** Special Note:
Many businesses will accept used motor oil free.
In fact State-certified used oil collection centers will pay you to recycle – 16 cents per gallon!
Use the California Integrated Waste Management Board’s locator tool to search by city, county or zip code.
Contra Costa County Used Motor & Filters Website
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Recycle Used Motor Oil
Recycle Used Oil Filters