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Keep Water Clean and Save

Oil and Water Don’t Mix!

Every year oil and other automotive fluids find their way to Puget Sound and other waterways, hurting wildlife and habitat. What’s the solution? Properly maintain your automobile.

We’re here to help.

Visit our website and find car maintenance coupons.  You’ll save money and be making the best decision for the environment by leaving your car’s maintenance to the pros.

Free oil pickup

Are you a do-it-yourselfer? You need to properly dispose of oil. Seattle Public Utilities will pick up your oil for free. Place it in a one-gallon jug next to your recycling cart on collection day.

Limit: two jugs per collection.

Puget Sound-friendly maintenance tips

  • Stop drips. Check for oil leaks regularly and fix them promptly. Keep your car tuned to reduce oil use.
  • Use ground cloths or drip pans beneath your vehicle if you have leaks or are doing engine work. Clean up spills immediately. Collect all used oil in containers with tight fitting lids. Do not mix different engine fluids.
  • Never dispose of oil or other engine fluids down the storm drain, on the ground or into a ditch.
  • Recycle used motor oil.
  • Buy recycled (re-refined) motor oil to use in your car.