Author: Steel Recycling Institute
While most used oil filters were thrown in the trash a short time ago, today we know they are recyclable. Some states have banned used oil filters from the landfill, while others have placed restrictions on how they can be discarded. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires used oil filters be drained of all free-flowing oil before they are discarded or recycled. Most states follow federal requirements for used oil filter disposal.
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