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If you like to save money by changing your own motor oil, you face a few tricky disposal questions, including what to do with the used oil filter when you're finished? Because many filters may still be holding up to eight ounces of oil, the most economical thing—and safest, as it's illegal to toss these in the trash in some cities—is to place the filter in a ziplock bag and bring it to a local garage, where the extra oil can be extracted and properly recycled.
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