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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
O'Reilly Auto Parts 353 Bayshore 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.
O'Reilly Auto Parts 3855 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.
O'Reilly Auto Parts (35680 Fremont Blvd) 35680 Fremont Blvd. Fremont Recycle Free Drop-off
O'Reilly Auto Parts (41085 Fremont Blvd) 41085 Fremont Blvd. Fremont Recycle Free Drop-off
O'Reilly Auto Parts (4240 International Blvd) 4240 International Blvd Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off
O'Reilly Auto Parts (9989 San Pablo Ave.) 9989 San Pablo Ave. El Cerrito Recycle Free Drop-off
O'Reilly Auto Parts (Alameda-Central Ave) 704 Central Ave. Alameda Recycle Free Drop-off
O'Reilly Auto Parts (Castro Valley) 2990 Castro Valley Blvd. Castro Valley Recycle Free Drop-off
O'Reilly Auto Parts (Dublin-Dougherty Rd) 5945 Dougherty Rd. Dublin Recycle Free Drop-off
O'Reilly Auto Parts (Dublin-Regional St) 7100 Regional Dublin Recycle Free Drop-off
O'Reilly Auto Parts (Hayward-Hesperian Blvd) 24247 Hesperian Blvd. Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off
O'Reilly Auto Parts (Hayward-Jackson St) 800 Jackson St. Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off
O'Reilly Auto Parts (Hayward-Tennyson Rd) 1194 W. Tennyson Rd. Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off
O'Reilly Auto Parts (Livermore) 1588 Railroad Ave. Livermore Recycle Free Drop-off
O'Reilly Auto Parts (Newark) 35382 Newark Blvd. Newark Recycle Free Drop-off
O'Reilly Auto Parts (Oakland -Park Blvd) 1800 Park Blvd. Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off
O'Reilly Auto Parts (Oakland- MacArthur Blvd) 4200 MacArthur Blvd. Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off
O'Reilly Auto Parts (Oakland-Broadway Ave) 4400 Broadway Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off
O'Reilly Auto Parts (Oakland-Foothill Blvd) 3232 Foothill Blvd. Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off
O'Reilly Auto Parts (San Leandro) 2396 E. 14th St. San Leandro Recycle Free Drop-off

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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