Below you will find third-party sites and resources. If you have a favorite resource that's not included in the list, please let us know.
Related Governmental Sites
- Federal Trade Commission "Green Guides"
The Federal Trade Commission recently issued revised "Green Guides" in 2012 that are intended to help marketers ensure that the claims they make about the environmental attributes of their products are truthful and not deceptive. Sections that may be of interest to NORA members include carbon offsets, recyclable, recycled content, made with renewable materials and source reduction.
- Florida Department of Environmental Protection
In 1984 the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) implemented a used oil management program under Sections 403.75 through 403.769, Florida Statutes. Florida’s Used Oil Recycling Program has grown to become one of the most successful in the United States and has received national recognition.
- Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation
Tennessee's Used Oil Collection Act of 1993 was enacted by the General Assembly in April 1993 to reduce the amount of improperly disposed used oil by providing incentives to increase the number of public collection facilities for used oil. Today, do-it-yourselfers in Tennessee have access to more than 1,100 used oil collection sites.
- Utah Department of Environmental Quality Used Oil Section
The Utah DEP aims to protect the public and the environment from exposure to contamination caused by the improper treatment, storage and disposal of used oil. The Division's goals are to eliminate, or reduce, the obstacles to proper collection and disposal of do-it-yourselfer (DIYer) used oil, (i.e., used oil generated through household activities, including maintenance of personal vehicles) through a broad and extensive public education program, and by making used oil collection centers more accessible, and to maintain pertinent standards and regulations that apply to oil handlers including generators, transporters, processors, re-refiners, burners, and marketers.
Related Industry Publications
- Lubes 'n' Greases
Lubes'n'Greases is LNG's flagship, award-winning, independent monthly magazine for and about the global lubricants industry. On the first of every month, print and digital editions deliver hard news, features and informed opinions covering automotive and industrial lubricants, metalworking fluids, greases, base stocks, additives, packaging, biodegradable and synthetic products, companies, people, issues and trends affecting the industry.
- National Oil & Lube News
National Oil & Lube News is the fast oil change industry's oldest and largest trade publication.
Related Industry Trade Associations
- American Petroleum Institute
The American Petroleum Institute (API) represents all aspects of America’s oil and natural gas industry. Its members include producers, refiners, suppliers, pipeline operators and marine transporters, as well as service and supply companies that support all segments of the industry.
- Automotive Oil Change Association
The AOCA provides expert technical training for lube center employees. For the business owners and managers, the organization provides programs to enhance management skills, automotive engineering and industry issues.
- Filter Manufacturers Council
Established in 1971, the Filter Manufacturers Council represents North American manufacturers of vehicular and industrial filtration products. Initially developed to monitor regulatory and technological developments that affect the industry, the Council has since expanded its activities substantially to provide consumers with technical and environmental information, while supporting members through catalog, EHS, quality and marketing committees.
- Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association
The Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association (ILMA) was established in 1948 in order to meet the needs of its Members by providing advocacy, networking, and a collaborative effort to succeed in today's business world. The trade association is the principal voice for the industry before Congress, federal regulatory agencies and other industry groups. Through its enforceable Code of Ethics, ILMA promotes integrity and quality in lubricant manufacturing and marketing.
- National Asphalt Pavement Association
The National Asphalt Pavement Association exclusively represents the interests of the asphalt pavement material producer and paving contractor on the national level with Congress, government agencies, and other national trade and business organizations.
- National Automotive Dealers Association
The National Automobile Dealers Association, founded in 1917, represents more than 17,000 new car and truck dealers, both domestic and import, with more than 37,500 separate franchises.