- Used oil seeps through landfills and soils to contaminate groundwater supplies.
- Used oil applied to roads as a dust suppressant causes water pollution. Over 90 percent leaves the road surface on dust particles or in rain runoff, according to an EPA study. The used oil can carry heavy metals and other toxic substances into nearby waterways.
- Used oil contains toxic chemicals, carcinogenic (cancer causing) hydrocarbons, and heavy metals such as lead, zinc, arsenic, chromium, and cadmium.
- Used oil dumped onto land reduces soil productivity for crops and other plant life.
The non-distillable part of the used oil feed stock contains all the carbon, wear metals, degraded additives and most of the lead and oxidation products. We ensure to use the proper method of residual disposal and provide related training and services to our customers.