Frequently Asked Questions
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Use a clean and secure number 2 plastic or steel container. It is a good idea to keep the oil container you purchased and use it for this purpose.
No this is a free service provided by industry partners.
All oil collected is disposed of via a used oil product stewardship scheme approved by the Ministry for the Environment under the Waste Minimisation Act 2008.
No, only engine oil is accepted. See the Auckland Council website for disposal options.
Yes. Supercheap Auto offers recycling services for used oil nationwide and in Australia. Find a participating store.
No. Mixing petrol or diesel to oil makes it a 'hot mix' where the flash point for combustion becomes lower and more dangerous.
Small amounts of petrol or diesel can be taken to the Auckland Council household hazardous waste drop-off facilities.
Large amounts of petrol or diesel can be taken to a private contractor such as Salters Cartage, Waste Management or Envirowaste.
No. The used oil bins are only available during opening hours. Oil should not be left in the carpark or outside the store after-hours as vandals may pour the oil into a drain, set fire to the oil or otherwise cause harm. Avoid giving vandals the opportunity to close this service down - used oil goes in the bin, during the day.