Automotive Waste, Gas, and Fuel

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The following are banned by state law from landfills: antifreeze, lead-acid batteries, tires, motor oil, and oil filters.

Antifreeze and oil filters are also accepted as part of the County Clean Sweep program for a fee.

Motor oil and transmission fluid are accepted as part of Clean Sweep at no charge.  Motor oil containers are not recyclable and should be thrown into the trash.

Lead acid batteries (automotive batteries) may be taken to any retailer in Wisconsin who sells them.  This may include some of the stores in the table below.  If you are not buying a battery, you may be charged a recycling fee by the store.  Scrap yards, listed in the yellow pages, also accept lead acid batteries, and depending on the market price of lead, may pay you a small fee.

The table below represents some businesses which accept anti-freeze, motor oil, oil filters, automotive batteries and tires.  It may be best to look in a phone book for additional auto service centers who could accept these items in your area.  If an Eau Claire County auto service center takes the materials below and would like to be added to the list please email your information to the Recycling Coordinator.

    AF = Antifreeze, B = Lead-acid Batteries, O = Oil, OF = Oil Filters, T = Tires  

Company/Phone Number/Address

Item

Fee?

Quantity Limit

Rick's Auto Care Center (715-834-8040)
1712 N. Clairemont Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54703

O/OF

No

None

B No   None
T Yes  None

Bauer Built (715-834-4106)
3014 Mall Drive
Eau Claire, WI 54701

T

Yes

None

O

No

None

Eau Claire Automotive Group (715-833-7777)
3200 Mall Drive
Eau Claire, WI 54701

O

No 

5 Gallons 

Brackett Ave. Garage (715-834-1654)
1919 Brackett Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54701

O

No

None

OF

No

None

Colonial Services (715-834-8952)
1324 Menomonie Street
Eau Claire, WI 54703

O

No

None

OF

No

None

Lyman’s Auto Service (715-835-6800)
3208 Martin Street
Altoona, WI 54720

OF

No

None

O

No

None

O'Reilly Auto Parts (715-836-7793)
2434 Mercantile Drive
Eau Claire WI 54703

O

No

5 Gallons

OF

No

None

O'Reilly Auto Parts (715-836-6606)
1417 South Hastings Way
Eau Claire, WI 54701

O

No

5 Gallons

OF

No

None

Don's Auto & Tire (715-834-9302)
1613 Harding Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54703

O

No

10 Gallons

Fairchild Farmer's Union (715-334-2842)
Fairchild, WI 54741

T

Yes

None

O

No

None

OF

No

None

Joel's Water St. Auto (715-833-2120)
702 Water Street
Eau Claire, WI 54703

O

No

5 gallons

OF

No

None

Valvoline Express Care (715-552-5188)
2104 Highland Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54701 OR

Valvoline Express Care (715-835-7076)
2236 Mercantile Drive, Eau Claire, WI 54703

O

No

5 gallons

OF

No

None

Northwest Enterprises (715-834-8426)
5100 Ryder Road
Eau Claire, WI 54701

B

No

None

Youngstedts Eau Claire Automotive Service and Tire (715-830-2000)
2521 N. Clairemont Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54703

T

Yes

None

OF

Yes

Yes

Youngstedts Eau Claire Automotive Service and Tire (715-834-2661)
3330 Mall Drive
Eau Claire, WI 54701

T

Yes

None

OF

Yes

Yes

Olson Auto Service (715-832-0308)
830 Truax Boulevard
Eau Claire, WI 54703

O

No

None

OF

Yes

Variable

Rick's Service Center (715-835-8157)
718 S. Barstow Street
Eau Claire, WI 54701

O

No

None

Tires Plus (715-834-8711)
3440 E. Hamilton Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54701

O

No

None

OF

Yes

None

T

Yes

None