Used motor oil is considered a hazardous waste and should not be put in the trash, poured down a sink, poured down storm drains, or poured on dirt areas.
Both used motor oil and used oil filters should be delivered to a collection center for recycling. Provided below is a list of certified collection centers in El Monte. All of the listed locations accept both used motor oil and used filters for recycling. There is a five gallon limit per trip. Business waste will not be accepted.
AutoZone 11104 Ramona Blvd. El Monte, CA 91731 626-442-8310
Longo Lexus Service Station 3530 North Peck Road El Monte, CA 91731 626-580-6252
Longo Toyota Service Station 3534 North Peck Road El Monte, CA 91731 626-580-6101
The Oilmen 10013 Valley Blvd. El Monte, CA 91731 626-443-5823
O'Reilly Auto Parts 12034 Valley Blvd. El Monte, CA 91732 626-444-0446
Pep Boys 11937 East Valley Blvd. El Monte, CA 91732 626-401-0404
Ross Nissan Service Station 3428 North Peck Road El Monte, CA 91731 626-350-8868
El Monte residents may pick up a free used oil drain container from City Hall West, 11333 Valley Boulevard Stop by the Engineering counter, Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., to pick up your free container. Drain containers are re-usable, safe for transport, and hold up to 15 quarts of used motor oil.