Used Oil

Northern Peninsula

Click on the tabs below for reuse, recycling or safe disposal options.

Used oil is hazardous waste – it contains toxic chemicals and heavy metals such as lead and cadmium that must be disposed of properly. Safe disposal is very important – these materials should never be put in the garbage or poured down the drain.  Government regulations ban such practices in Newfoundland and Labrador.

The Used Oil and Glycol Recycling Program ensures that residents can properly dispose of used oil including lubricating oil, crankcase oil, gear oil and transmission fluid.

Norpen (Northern Peninsula Regional Service Board) – Collection Events

NorPen hosts annual household hazardous waste (HHW) collection events in sub-regions 2, 3 and 4.

Location: 173 West St #171, St. Anthony, NL
Phone: 709-454-3110
Email: info@norpenservices.ca
Web: www.norpenservices.ca

Sub Region 1 (Goose Cove – Boat Harbour) Landfill

NorPen operates the Sub-Region 1 Landfill, which offers waste disposal services for bulk waste, garbage, scrap metal, electronic waste and household hazardous waste (HHW) such as oil, paint and batteries.

Location: Highway 430, 3 km north of St. Anthony; Servicing Goose Cove to Boat Harbour
Phone: 709-454-3110
Email: info@norpenservices.ca
Web: www.norpenservices.ca

Oil Retailers

Under the Provincial Used Oil and Glycol Recycling Program, residents can return used oil to oil retailers registered as a collection facility with the Used Oil Management Association. Collection facilities include mechanical workshops, car dealerships but also many regional waste management authorities.

Location: Locations throughout the province
Web: nl.uoma-atlantic.com

Think About It

Store used oil in a clean container that’s clearly marked and out-of-reach of children.