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Discarding old engine oil

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by the scaper, Feb 10, 2005.

  1. the scaper

    the scaper LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 690

    I was just wondering what you guys do with your burnt oil. I have a few gallons I need to loose. I used to take it to a local train museum and they put it to use some way or another but I think they've moved. I've found another place that I think takes it, but was just wondering what YOU do with it?
     
  2. Soupy

    Soupy LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,125

    I take it to AutoZone. I just took 4 gallons last week. They don't charge anything for this service, but I think they only take about 5 gallons at a time.
     
  3. t j lawn care

    t j lawn care LawnSite Member
    Messages: 105

    I take mine to Auto Zone also.
     
  4. Columbia Turf

    Columbia Turf LawnSite Member
    Messages: 99

    Safty clean comes once per year and pumps ours out.
     
  5. desert rose gardening

    desert rose gardening LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 387

    Im a zoner also, Thats what we call people from Arizona.
     
  6. nriddle77

    nriddle77 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 271

    Autozone, Pepboys, or Jiffy Lube will accept used oil here.
     
  7. LB1234

    LB1234 LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,208

    Township Recycling Center.
     
  8. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,700

    Storm drain.

    Just kidding! I have a whole bunch of different places I can take mine to. Local auto repair shop, a transmission shop, the county recycling center, a service station etc...
     
  9. greengrass2003

    greengrass2003 LawnSite Member
    from VA
    Messages: 19

    I was thinking trash can. Or do what an old friend of mine used to do, change his oil at a car wash and let it go down thee drain there.
     
  10. MMLawn

    MMLawn LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,569

    Next door neighbors yard at night......but he is an azz so he deserves it :)
     

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