Providing Comprehensive Environmental Services for North America
Clean Harbors provides complete oil filter recycling. We collect used oil filters in drum and bulk containers. Our process removes residual oil for use as a boiler fuel supplement and is burned in approved industrial furnaces, the scrap metal is recycled. Clean Harbors oil filter recycling service removes you from potential liability of oil contamination being introduced into landfills and ground water sources.
Clean Harbors delivers bulk oil filter collection bins to your location to hold used oil filters. These bins are designed to maximize the number of filters they hold, but require minimal storage space and are the most economical method for collection, storage and disposal. We then provide routine pick-up and complete recycling of your used oil filters.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and most states consider used oil filters to be hazardous waste unless:
Used oil filters that are not recycled have the potential to be discarded into landfills where the filters’ residual oil will find their way into ground and drinking water supplies. One gallon of oil can contaminate up to 1,000,000 gallons of fresh water. Estimates suggest that over 400 million used oil filters are improperly disposed of each year.