Used Motor Oil & Filters

Used Motor Oil & Filters!

Illegal in Garbage & Drains
If oil is mixed with anything please dispose of those items properly as Hazardous Waste.

Special Directions

Recycle your used motor oil and oil filters from automobiles and motor powered recreational or gardening equipment for free during normal business hours at the following Certified Used Oil Recycling Centers:

  • Truckee Automotive  11410 Deerfield Drive |  530-587-5705 Map & Directions Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm
  • Truckee Rents, Inc 10410 River Park Place | 530-587-7832 Map & Directions Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm
  • O’Reilly Auto Parts  11359 Deerfield Dr | 530-587-3296 Map & Directions Monday – Saturday 7:30am – 8pm, Sunday 8am – 7pm
  • Eastern Regional Landfill

Store your oil in a clean plastic container. Containers are available at no charge; ask for one at a certified collection center. Drain oil filters for 24 hours. Place filters in a plastic bag or bucket. Request a FREE used oil kit to change your own oil at home, by emailing

Do Not Mix Oil with the Following: Water, Gasoline, Kerosene, Anti-Freeze, Brake Fluid, Paint, Varnishes, Degreaser, and Paint Thinner. If oil is mixed with anything please dispose of it properly as Hazardous Waste.

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