The BC Used Oil Management Association
levies an Environmental Handling Charge (EHC) on the sale of motor oil
, motor oil filters
, and motor oil containers
to help cover the cost of diverting these potentially toxic items from landfills or even worse, our waterways. Used motor oil is re-refined for reuse and uses two-thirds less energy than refining crude oil. Used oil is also used in the production of asphalt or can be burned as an energy source.