It is illegal to dispose of used motor oil in sewers, storm drains, with household trash, or by pouring it on the ground.
Used motor oil may be recycled at State Certified Collection Centers. The following are certified centers located in Monterey Park. Please call to verify hours of operation.
View online the tips (PDF) on changing your motor oil.
Used Motor Oil & Filter Recycling Program
Used Oil Collection Events
Sat., October 8, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Free Used Motor Oil and Oil Filter Recycling Event at AutoZone, located at 3801 Whittier Boulevard, East Los Angeles, CA 90023.
The County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works partnership with Jiffy Lube and Kragen Auto Parts are hosting special used oil and filter collection events on a weekly basis at various locations throughout the Los Angeles area with free promotional item giveaways. Please visit 888 Clean LA for more information.