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Oil Filters

This item is banned from disposal in the trash in Vermont. It must be disposed of as hazardous waste.

Disposal Options

Even after draining, a used oil filter may still contain up to 40% of its total capacity. Residents and businesses may bring oil filters to the District Transfer Station HazWaste Center for proper recycling. The filters should be drained, and may be either crushed or uncrushed. If you are a business looking to recycle your oil filters, please see the Fact Sheet on Oil Filters from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation.


Oil Filters

  • Residential: No Charge
  • Business: Individual filters: $0.30 each
  • Business: 5-gallon pail full: $13 per pail
  • Business: 55-gallon drum full: $140 per drum


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