Used motor oil can contain such contaminants as lead, magnesium, copper, zinc, chromium, arsenic, chlorides, cadmium, and chlorinated compounds. Oil poured down drains or onto the ground can work its way into our ground and surface waters and cause serious pollution.
One gallon of used motor oil can foul a million gallons of drinking water - and most storm drains and creeks lead directly to Clear Lake - with no treatment. It is also illegal to apply used motor oil as a dust control measure on private property.
There are several locations in Lake County where you can recycle your used motor oil. Please do not leave motor oil at a location that is closed for the da
AutoZone * 15125 Lakeshore Dr. 995-2130
O'Reilly Auto Parts * 14993 Lakeshore Dr. 995-9295
South Lake Recycling * 16015 Davis Rd. 995-8614
Bayshore Marine Service * 7723 Hwy 29, Kelseyville 279-1094
AutoZone * 2033 S. Main St., Lakeport 900-6098
Hillside Honda * 460 S. Main St., Lakeport 263-9000
Lake County Waste Solutions * 230 Soda Bay Rd. 263-7682
O'Reilly Auto Parts * 2011 S. Main St. 263-9633
Lower Lake Jonas Oil 16445 Main St.994-6535
Lucerne Northshore Fire Protection District 6257 7th Ave. 274-3100