Solvents that are in good usable condition may be able to be donated. An internet search such as “donate (paint thinner, varnish, etc.) York PA” will show businesses that accept these materials for donation.
Fuels such as gasoline, kerosene, etc. are accepted at some York County businesses for recycling. For a list of these businesses, click here.
Materials such as fuels (gasoline, kerosene, butane etc.), solvents (degreasers, paint thinners, varnishes, etc.), products with a high acetone or alcohol content (nail polish remover, hand sanitizer, etc.), and mechanical greases/lubricants have the potential to catch fire easily and may also contain toxic chemicals. Click here to view options to manage Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) in York County.