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Oil Filters

Oil filters include any type of filter unit intended to remove contaminants in a petroleum-based oil lubrication system.

Household Hazardous Waste

This item should never be put in a curbside bin. For more information visit our household hazardous waste page.

Put your filter in a plastic bag or sealed container. Pour your used oil into a reusable container with a tight-fitting lid. Well-drained motor oil containers can go in the recycling cart.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Delta HHW Collection Facility 2550 Pittsburg-Antioch Hwy Antioch Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Drop-off
Diablo Auto Care 15 Beta Court San Ramon Recycle Free Drop-off
Discovery Bay Yacht Harbor 5901 Marina Road
#1
Discovery Bay Recycle Free Drop-off
El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center 7501 Schmidt Ln. El Cerrito Recycle Free Drop-off Metal only, no paper filters
Firestone Complete Auto Care Store 922 W El Camino Real Sunnyvale Recycle Free Drop-off
Firestone Complete Auto Care Store (Fremont) 40861 Fremont Blvd. Fremont Recycle Free Drop-off
Firestone Complete Auto Care Store (Hayward-La Playa) 715 La Playa Dr. Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off
Firestone Complete Auto Care Store (Hayward-Mission) 24019 Mission Blvd. Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off
Firestone Complete Auto Care Store (Oakland- 2850 Broadway) 2850 Broadway Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off
Firestone Complete Auto Care Store (Oakland- 4238 Broadway) 4238 Broadway Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off
Firestone Store (5795 Mowry Ave.) 5795 Mowry Ave. Newark Recycle Free Drop-off
Firestone Tire, Pleasant Hill 715 Contra Costa Blvd. Concord Recycle Free Drop-off
Firestone, Brentwood 6836 Lone Tree Way Brentwood Recycle Free Drop-off
Firestone, SF, 1501 Mission St. 1501 Mission St. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off Oil filters can have up to 1/2 a quart of oil still in them. Please drain your filter and recycle both the oil and filter.
Fisherman's Wharf / Pier 47 End of Leavenworth St. (Richard Henry Dana Way) San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Recycle Paid Pick-up Clean Up Day. Place oil filter in sealed, clear, and tear resistant bag. Set out as part of your Clean Up Day.
Holland Auto Service 2203 San Pablo Ave Berkeley Recycle Free Drop-off
Hyde Street Harbor 2950 Hyde St. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off
Jiffy Lube 3363 Mount Diablo Blvd. Lafayette Recycle Free Drop-off
Jiffy Lube 6099 Geary Blvd. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off Oil filters can have up to 1/2 a quart of oil still in them. Please drain your filter and recycle both the oil and filter.

Curbside Service

Special Action Note
Alameda
Place used oil filter in a sealed zipper-locked bag next to the recycling cart. Free filter bags may be requested from ACI.
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Albany
Set out up to 3 used motor oil jugs (call WM for jugs) and 3 used filters in a sealed plastic bag next to your recycling cart.
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Berkeley
Castro Valley Sanitary District
Oil filters must be placed in a zipper-lock style bag on the curb next to your Blue Recycling Cart for collection. Do not place bags on top of the cart. Contact ACI at 510-483-1400 to request a Used Oil Recycling Kit. Up to three (3) 1-gallon filter bags per week.
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Dublin
Each residential household may call and request up to two (2) used motor oil containers and a heavy duty zip lock bag for the recycling of up to two (2) used motor oil filters. On your regular collection day just place the container(s) at the curb and AVI will replace them with empties for your next use. Make sure the jug and/or bag is sealed properly and clearly visible from the street.
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Emeryville
Single Family Service - Next to carts. Place in sealable plastic bag. Hauler can provide special container upon request.
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Fremont
Single Family Service - Next to carts. Place in sealable plastic bag. Hauler can provide.
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Hayward
Call TriCED to request free used motor oil jugs and filter bags. Up to 2 jugs and 1 bag.
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Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
Single Family Service - Next to carts. Place in sealable plastic bag.
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Livermore
Single Family Service - Place bag on the curb next to your Recycling cart on collection day. Call hauler for sealable bag.
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Newark
Next to carts. Place in sealable plastic bag. Hauler can provide.
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Oakland
Order free motor oil filter bag and jug from CWS. Place next to carts for pick up.
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Piedmont
Pleasanton
Next to carts. Place in sealable plastic bag. Hauler can provide.
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San Leandro
Place used oil filter in a sealed zipper-locked bag next to the recycling cart. Free filter bags may be requested from ACI.
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San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
Single Family Service - Next to carts. Place in sealable plastic bag.
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San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
Single Family Service - Next to carts. Place in sealable plastic bag.
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Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
Single Family Service - Next to carts. Place in sealable plastic bag.
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Union City
Single Family & Parcelized Multifamily Dwellings: Next to carts. Place in sealable plastic bag.
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