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Industry Facts

 

  • Today’s environmental laws and regulations put the responsibility of tracking used oil and similar waste streams on the user. In fact, when it comes to the streams that are generated in companies operating throughout the United States, all have one thing in common: cradle-to-grave responsibility.
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  • A person or company commits an offense if there is intentional discharge of used oil into a sewer, drainage system, septic tank, surface water or groundwater, watercourse, or marine water;

  • In the United States, more than half of the 450 million oil filters sold annually are not properly disposed of.

 

  • Of the over 1.3 billion gallons of used oils (industrial and lubricating) generated each year in the U.S., less than 60% is recycled

     

  • TCEQ issued 2,182 executive orders with fines in 2013

 

  • Noncompliance of TCEQ rules and regulations can include civil and criminal action

 

You can make a difference by recycling your used  oil of all kinds.

Used oil can be recycled into fuel.