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Monthly Archives: February 2021

How to Dispose of Vehicle Fluids Safely and Sustainably

How to Dispose of Vehicle Fluids Safely and Sustainably

When you buy a vehicle, that means you have to care for it, and perhaps you are handy and are able to do some of the regular work yourself, such as a standard oil change. While that's great, you also need to know how to dispose of vehicle fluids in a safe and sustainable manner. Some of the practices are on the common sense side while others are things only mechanics might know. Every vehicle will need oil and filter changes so one of the fluids that are most often necessary to dispose of is the old oil itself. Engine oil recycling is something that is easier to do now than ever before. It's important to get a container to hold the old oil so it can be caught and sealed off tightly. You can then take it in for recycling after you change the oil. The catch containers are available through most auto parts stores. It is also nice to have a drip tray on hand to catch any of the oil that misses the container. It won't seep into the ground that way, but rather, will be cau ... read more