FREE Curbside Collection Program

Republic Services Customers (Hercules, Pinole, El Sobrante, Richmond, San Pablo and unincorporated communities of Bayview, El Sobrante, Montalvin Manor, North Richmond, Tara Hills)

  • Call Republic Services at 510-262-7100 to request a free Oil Recycling Kit (includes a special unbreakable plastic container with a secure screw-on top and leak-proof filter bag),
  • Drain used oil from the engine and the oil filter into the container. Place filters in the filter bag.
  • Call call Republic Services at (510) 262-7100 to schedule a pick-up.
  • Set out a full oil container & drained filter in plastic bag in view of or near the curb on your scheduled oil collection day.

El Cerrito Residents:

  • Call El Cerrito Recycling Center (510) 215-4350 for a free oil recycling kit.
  • Drain your oil into a drain pan. Transfer used oil from pan into a reusable container with a tight-fitting lid. Put your drained filter into a sealed plastic bag.
  • Call (510) 215-4350 to schedule an appointment to have your oil & filter picked up curbside.
  • Set out a maximum of 2 containers & 2 filters in view of or near the curb on your scheduled collection day.


Find out how to properly dispose of your used oil filters using our Recycling Guide.

Tips for motorcycle owners can be found here.


Access the OIl Busters Public Service Announcement Commericials

Click here for the resources.