Used Motor Oil Now Accepted at Public Works

The City of Cape Girardeau accepts used motor oil from citizens. Used motor oil generated by farming operations will also be accepted; however no business or commercially generated used motor oil can be accepted in accordance with Missouri Department of Natural Resources regulations and guidelines.

Used motor oil accepted: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
(Closed Saturday, Sunday and Holidays)

Location: Public Works Department – 2007 Southern Expressway Fleet Maintenance Shop Area – Southeast Corner of the building

Do not mix solvents, water, gasoline, anti-freeze or other types of oil with your used motor oil. A test may be performed on the oil to certify that it is strictly motor oil. Citizens must sign a log sheet. No contaminated oil will be accepted. The used motor oil is used to heat the City’s Fleet Maintenance area and the Recycling Processing Facility.