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Motor oil is a serious environmental hazard if not properly collected and recycled. However, there’s an easy way to recycle used oil and filters right at home!

Depending on your hauler, you may have different curbside options available to you.

Curbside cart pickup is typically available for single-family homes and apartments with up to four units with individual cart service. Check with your hauler to confirm the details below.

GreenWaste:
Residents may set out used motor oil (in plastic containers with a screw on lid only) and filters (in sealed plastic bags only) next to their blue cart for collection at no additional charge. A free oil jug can be requested by calling Customer Service at (650) 568-9900.

Recology of the Coast:
No curbside pickup available. Drop-off is available at the Recology Pacifica Recycling Yard at 1046 Palmetto Ave. on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. – noon for Pacifica residents (proof of residency required). Additional details may be found here. Contact Recology of the Coast at (650) 355-9000 for additional information.

Two other Pacifica drop-off locations include:
Oil Changer | 2880 Skyline Blvd. | (650) 355-7233
Sanford Firestone | 705 Hickey Blvd. | (650) 355-1154

Recology San Bruno:
No curbside pickup available. Drop-off is available at the Recology San Bruno Transfer Station located at 101 Tanforan Ave. on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. – noon for San Bruno residents (proof of residency required). Additional details may be found here. Contact Recology San Bruno at (650) 583-8536 for additional information.

Two other San Bruno drop-off locations are:
Jiffy Lube | 1580 El Camino Real | (650) 588-3970
SpeeDee Oil Change | 801 El Camino Real  |  (650) 588-3970

Recology San Mateo County:
Place motor oil and filters next to your blue recycle cart for pickup on your regular collection day.  You may request up to five one-gallon plastic jugs for your used motor oil and up to five zippered plastic bags for your used oil filters, at no cost. You may also use your own clear zip-top plastic bags and clear plastic containers for used motor oil, such as a one-gallon milk jug. Jugs must be labeled. Please be sure that lids on plastic containers are tightly sealed.  For more information, contact Recology San Mateo County at  (650) 595-3900 or online here.

Republic Services of Daly City:
Place up to two one-gallon, clear plastic jugs (with screw-top cap) of used motor oil and up to two one-gallon clear zip-type plastic bags with used oil filters curbside on your collection day. Jugs must be labeled. Place the motor oil and oil filters next to your blue recycle cart. For more information, contact Republic Services of Daly City at (650) 756-1130.

Republic Services of Half Moon Bay:
Place up to two, one-gallon, clear plastic jugs (with screw-top cap) of used motor oil and up to two, one-gallon clear zip-type plastic bags with used oil filters, curbside on your collection day. Jugs must be labeled. Place the motor oil and oil filters next to your blue recycle container. For more information, contact Republic Services of Half Moon Bay at (650) 592-2411.

South San Francisco Scavenger:
Five gallon limit, must be contained in a sealed plastic bottle with a screw-top cap. Place alongside the recycling cart on your regular collection day. Place filters in a clear zipper-lock bag and put alongside the recycling cart on your regular collection day. For more information, contact South San Francisco Scavenger at (650) 589-4020.

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