07 Jun '11, 2pm

Fact o' the day: One gal of motor oil can create an 8-acre slick on surface water. Recycle ur oil to prevent pollution

Fact o' the day: One gal of motor oil can create an 8-acre slick on surface water. Recycle ur oil to prevent pollution

Motor Oil Old motor oil can be refined, reconditioned or reprocessed to become usable again. Most auto shops recycle their oil, and those that do DIY oil changes should recycle or dispose of their oil properly through household hazardous waste (HHW) facilities, auto shops or other collection sites. Find your local recycle solution for motor oil 9 Ways to Green Your Summer Road Trip As Memorial Day approaches, engines rev across the country in anticipation of summer road trips — fun, yes, but not exactly eco-friendly. Still, with a little extra thought and planning, the classic American vacation needn’t ravage the environment, too. Check out Earth911’s tips to greening your car travel. 1. Prepare to picnic Grabbing fast food on the go takes a toll on the planet’s resources from the paper and plastic packaging to the emissions from trucking a load of French fries. Taking alo...

Full article: http://earth911.com/recycling/automotive/motor-oil/

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