Used Motor Oil and Filters Alternative ways to recycle Illegal in Garbage & Drains Hazardous Waste FREE Household Hazardous and Electronic Waste Collection Event January 20, 2024 Saturday, January 20, 2024 More Info Get Reminder Turn in your used motor oil and filters to a certified recycling center and get 40 cents per gallon or an equivalent coupon back. Used motor oil and filters can be dropped off at any S.A.F.E. Center, Jiffy Lube, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Pep Boys, Auto Zone, Valvoline or at one of the following locations: Torrance Auto Repair1750 W Carson St | (310) 533-1771Map & Directions South Bay BMW-Mini18800 Hawthorne Blvd | (310) 683-0536Map & Directions South Bay Hyundai20433 Hawthorne Blvd | (866) 901-9766Map & Directions South Bay Lexus24777 Crenshaw Blvd | (310) 325-9999Map & Directions Rick’s Lube Complete Autocare2540 Sepulveda Blvd | (310) 784-8561Map & Directions Scott Robinson Chrysler20900 Hawthorne Blvd | (424) 299-8800Map & Directions Scott Robinson Honda20340 Hawthorne Blvd | (424) 999-1799Map & Directions Hillside Auto Repair24467 Hawthorne Blvd | (310) 373-7676Map & Directions Scott Robinson Honda Service Center2280 Crenshaw Blvd | (855) 415-4660Map & Directions Penske Cadillac Buick GMC South Bay18600 Hawthorne Blvd | (310) 697-1800Map & Directions Martin Chevrolet23505 Hawthorne Blvd | (310) 594-5987Map & Directions Please do not mix used motor oil with other substances as contaminated oil will not be accepted. Take contaminated oil to a hazardous waste drop-off location. Learn more about used oil recycling. Don't Dump in Trash or Down Drain Used motor oil is a major contaminant of waterways, so never dump down the drain or in the trash. Filters also leak toxic materials into waterways, which are slow to break down in the environment. Never Mix with Other Chemicals Service stations will not accept motor oil that has been contaminated with other products like antifreeze. Don’t mix your motor oil with anything else. Alternative Ways to Recycle Take to Service Stations The best way to recycle used motor oil and filters is to take them to a service station or auto shop. Find one that’s certified. Did You Know? What Happens to Recycled Motor Oil Used motor oil can be cleaned and recycled, which helps keep it out of waterways. Recycled oil is then used to make heating oil, asphalt and other petroleum-based products. It is usually not recycled and resold as motor oil.