How do you dispose of used brake fluid?

I changed my car’s brakes and now have all the dirty car fluid leftover. How should I throw away the used brake fluid?

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Answer provided by
Annette Maxon
Answered on Jul 12, 2022
Good question!
To dispose of used brake fluid, pour it into a sealable container, then take it to a household hazardous waste facility.
Often the stores that sell brake fluid (i.e., gas stations, auto repair shops, and auto supply stores) will accept your used brake fluid drop-off. Just do some research beforehand to confirm that the location accepts this type of hazardous waste.
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