Just one litre of used oil can
contaminate one million litres of water.
(including 20 litre pails)
Used Oil Filters
Since 1997, over
1.25 billion litres of used oil, over 107 million filters and over
26 million kilograms of of used oil plastic containers have been
recovered, recycled, and reused responsibly in Alberta.
In Alberta, it’s easy to drop-off used oil and related
materials. For do-it-yourself mechanics, farmers and small
businesses, there are nearly 340 year-round public collection
facilities and EcoCentres
. Whether you live in Calgary,
Edmonton, Red Deer, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Grande Prairie, or
any other town or city - there's one nearby.
For businesses generating large volumes, there are many registered
available to pick up your used oil materials on
All materials recovered are recycled through registered
. No used oil material goes to landfill
disposal or is used for road oiling.
This industry-led used oil materials stewardship program is
managed by the Alberta Used
Oil Management Association (AUOMA)
The program is
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