Motor Oil

Motor Oil


Retail oil change locations and auto parts stores accept used motor oil for recycling.

Recycling drop-offs include Advance Auto Parts, Firestone Complete Auto Care, Napa Auto Parts and O'Reilly Auto Parts. Motor oil must be clean and not mixed with other fluids. Some locations pour-off onsite and require you to take your empty containers with you. Check with your local store for details.

Some city service departments collect used motor oil year-round from residents for recycling. Check with your communityMotor oil is also accepted in the Household Hazardous Waste Program, offered seasonally by your city service department.

Empty motor oil and antifreeze jugs may have residue of the hazardous materials they held and should be placed in the trash, not recycling, for proper disposal.

Businesses must contract with a licensed environmental services company for proper disposal or recycling. See a list in our Business Recycling Directory.