We started our morning off bright and early today, venturing to the BC Used Oil headquarters in Chilliwack, BC. Arriving early before our monthly meeting with Ron Driedger, Executive Director of BCUOMA, Ali and I decided to make our first stop in Greendale to visit four handsome studs. This is Lagataro, one of Ali’s horses on her farm in Chilliwack:
After our meeting with Ron at Decades Coffee downtown, we managed to visit all 13 return collection facilities in Chilliwack. If you’re looking to drop off your used oil, used antifreeze, and/or used oil and antifreeze materials in the neighbourhood, you can find the friendly folks at any of the following locations:
- - Canada Lubeworld Inc.
- - Canadian Tire 433
- - Chilliwack Ford Sales (1981) Ltd.
- - Fraser Valley Tireland
- - Great Canadian Oil Change
- - Greendale Motors
- - Kal Tire
- - Mertin Pontiac Buick
- - Midas Auto Service Experts
- - Mr. Lube
- - O’Connor Dodge Chrysler Jeep
- - OK Tire Ltd.
- - Coast Mountain Fuels
For exact addresses nearest you, please consult our map finder on our homepage or the RCBC Recyclepedia!
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Did you know?
More than 100 million litres of oil are sold each year in BC. Some of the oil sold is consumed in use and more than 40 million litres is collected and recycled, but almost 18 million litres is being lost through other uses, including improper deposits into our environment. Check out the “unaccounted used oil” study at usedoilrecycling.com for more information!