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Motor Oil FAQ: How to Properly Dispose of Used Car Oil

September 9, 2019
Motor-Oil-FAQ

So, you’re sticking it to the man and changing your car’s oil at home? Good for you, you savvy DIY-er! But if it’s your first time performing an oil change, you might have some questions about the “disposal” process that typical how-to YouTube videos won’t answer. Before you simply toss out that motor oil and filter, it’s important to realize that just 4 quarts of motor oil—the average amount coursing through the veins of standard SUVs—can contaminate 1 million gallons of water. Do you really want that hanging on your conscience? I think not.

Read through these FAQs to ensure your conscience—and the environment—stays clean as a whistle.

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