Automotive Materials Accepted at Buckhorn Facility

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Program Available to Most County Residents

This service is available to all residents in participating mandated municipalities (City of Altoona, Hollidaysburg Borough, and Logan Township) and residents in any non mandated municipalities.  Tyrone Borough residents should contact their municipal office for all recycling information, including hazardous materials and electronics.

The IRC Recycling and Composting facility accepts a variety of items for drop-off recycling at the Buckhorn Facility.  The following are automotive related materials accepted and the fee schedule.  You can find a complete list of materials accepted and a description of our composting operations here.


recycled motor oil


Material Accepted  Fee
 Automotive Batteries Free
 Used Oil Filters

First 5 filters free

5+ filters - $3 / 5 filters

 Used Motor Oil Free
 Transmission Fluid Free 
 Power Steering Fluid Free
 Used Cooking Oil

First 5 gallons free

5+ gallons - $2 / 5 gallons

We cannot accept used antifreeze, brake fluid, or other automotive fluids not listed above.  We do accept these at our annual household hazardous waste collection for proper disposal.  To learn when this event will be held, or for other questions, please call our office at (814) 942-7472 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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