Holiday and decorative string lights that are in good working order can be donated. An internet search such as “donate string lights York PA” will show organizations that accept these items for donation.
String lights are also recyclable at some metal scrap businesses and retail stores that sell these items. An internet search such as “recycle string lights York PA” will show businesses that accept these items for recycling. String lights are not recyclable in curbside bins or recycle drop-offs in York County.
String lights can be disposed of in the regular garbage.