It may come as a surprise to you around 200 million gallons of used motor oil are illegally disposed of every single year. The Environmental Protection Agency routinely studies the amount of oil produced and the amount dumped illegally. Furthermore, the EPA will monitor the amount recycled motor oil processed in recycling plants as well.
In the United States, drivers produce 1.3 billion gallons of motor oil annually. This accounts for a significant portion of used motor oil, and it unfortunately includes improperly disposed of motor oil too. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, estimates that 200 million gallons, or 757,082 liters, of motor oil are dumped by people