> However in Calif. all garages that change oil for customers must
> also by law accept waste oil but they are allowed to charge a small
> fee, my local Jiffy Lube charges a $1 for dumping oil but they sure
> make it known they are not happy about it and they are unpleasant, so
> I go to UCSB and get to see cute babes in white plastic hazardous
> coveralls take the oil.
FWIW, both Pep Boys and Kragen will accept used motor oil for free. They aren't
unpleasant about it (at least my local ones aren't), but no cute babes.
Generally they make you pour into the tank yourself. The upside is that they
let me bring in a 5 gallon jerry can of the stuff.