Engine oil

You can take used engine oil to a Recycling Centre. Make sure your engine oil is stored in as sealed container. Upon arrival, ask a member of staff to direct you to the right container.

Do not pour used engine oil down any drains. It can cause considerable environmental damage if it leaches into watercourses or groundwater.

Top Tips

  • Don’t mix engine oil with any other substance – as this makes it difficult to recycle
  • The government website Oil Bank Line can tell you more about recycling your oil

Recycle for Greater Manchester