Why should I recycle used motor oil?

Recycling the motor oil from your car, truck, motorcycle, boat, RV or lawnmower is one way that you can demonstrate your commitment to protect the environment for future generations while conserving energy resources. Used motor oil contains heavy metals and other harmful contaminates that negatively impact the environment.

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1. Is there a difference between the storm drain and sewer system?
2. What is a watershed and how do I affect it?
3. Why should I recycle used motor oil?
4. There’s oil in the street in front of my house. What should I do about it?
5. Can I drain my pool into the storm drain?
6. Leaves and yard clipping are organic. Why can’t I put them down the storm drain?
7. If I can’t dump left over chemicals into the sanitary sewer, what can I do with them?
8. Why shouldn’t I wash my car at home, I use biodegradable soap?
9. It’s okay to rinse my paint supplies out in the gutter, right?
10. What am I supposed to do with my dirty mop water; I don’t want to dump it in my clean sink.