No matter how you look at it, changing your oil is a dirty job. Do Your Part when it’s time for your next one to make it as clean as can be.
You know that old rule about changing your oil every 3 months or 3,000 miles? Well, check your manual. Newer cars are usually more efficient and drivers can go much longer between oil changes. Then, pick a better oil. Conventional motor is derived from crude oil. It usually is cheaper than synthetic oil but synthetics make your engine run more efficiently so you’ll get better gas mileage and more horsepower.
And now, there’s something new. Valvoline is one of the first major manufacturers to offer motor oil made from 50% recycled oil. And, it works just as well as any synthetic variety. You can do it yourself or take it to one of their oil change centers.
But remember, if you’re not the one changing your oil make sure the place you take it to responsibly recycles the old stuff. You can also take your own used motor oil and oil filters to full service recycling centers and some car shops.
Whatever you do, don’t pour oil down a storm drain! That’s because one gallon of oil can contaminate a million gallons of water. Do Your Part to change up your oil change to keep our environment clean and your car running efficiently all at the same time.