CAUTION: Recreational chemistry sets that pre-date 1980 may contain toxic, corrosive or flammable materials. Click here for options to manage household hazardous waste in York County.
REUSE: Recreational chemistry sets in good usable condition may be able to be donated or resold. An internet search such as “donate chemistry set York PA” will show businesses that accept this material for donation, or click here to view a list of York County donation/reuse outlets. Reusable items can also be resold at garage sales, consignment stores and on internet sale platforms.
TRASH: Recreational chemistry sets manufactured after 1980 fall under current regulations that restrict them from including chemicals that are considered hazardous. The components of these sets can be disposed in the regular trash.