Used Oil and Household Hazardous Waste
Household Hazardous Waste
Chemicals- we use them all the time in our homes: motor oils, insect spray, bleaches, solvents. Most of us feel that as long as we do not ingest any of these chemicals, the worst that can happen to us is a little skin irritation.
In actuality, these chemicals make up little chemistry sets found in each of our homes: under kitchen sinks, in garages and bathrooms.
Reduce your chances of being harmed by completing the following safety steps:
Used Motor Oil
After you save yourself
some money by conducting oil changes at home, save the earth by recycling
the waste oil. To find a local business that will recycle your oil free
of charge, please call 1-800-CLEANUP or visit the following web site:
Once you know where to recycle your used motor oil, you can “Close the Loop” by purchasing re-refined motor oil. Re-refined motor oil is recycled oil that has been processed to make it reusable. It is of the same quality as virgin motor oil. In fact, just ask Mercedes Benz! They have been using re-refined motor oil in their new cars since the early 1990’s. Purchasing re-refined motor oil will: