Used Oil Management for Businesses

The following provides an overview related to commonly asked questions about the proper management and disposal of used oil regulated by Part 279 of Delaware’s Regulations Governing Hazardous Waste.

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Compliance and Permitting Section

Used oil includes both petroleum and synthetic oil, that through use becomes physically or chemically contaminated.

Disclaimer: The information below is intended to serve as a guide to responsible waste management and does not replace the requirements of Delaware’s Regulations Governing Hazardous Waste (7 DE Admin. Code 1302).

Fact Sheet: Used Oil Management

For more assistance, contact DNREC’s Compliance and Permitting Section at 302-739-9403 or Karen J’Anthony, Program Manager, at