Disposal Of Used Oils
According to hazard prevention regulations, used oil is defined as oil that has become unfit for lubrication, insulation and the like as the result of use, storage, conveyance or other similar cause including remnants of oil stored in a used filter.
Who is required to dispose of used oil?
Factories, garages, lubrication stations, oil exchangers and in fact any business that uses over 20 liters of oil.
Who is required to hold a toxins permit for used oil?
Every business holding 5 tons or more, is required to hold a toxins permit.
It is very important to make sure you get proper authorizations after removing the oil from the premises.
A business owner who is required to dispose of this waste and does not present certificates of destruction – is likely to be punished.