Tools that are in good working order can usually be donated. An internet search such as “donate tools York PA” will show businesses that accept these items for donation.
Metal tools may be able to be recycled at scrap metal businesses. An internet search such as “recycle metal wrench, saw, etc. York PA” will show businesses that accept these items for recycling.
Tools that are powered using an electrical cord can be recycled at the York County Solid Waste Authority’s free Electronics Recycling Program. For more information, click here.
Tools that are powered using rechargeable batteries should have the batteries removed and recycled before disposing of the tool. For information regarding the recycling of rechargeable batteries, click here. After the rechargeable batteries are removed, this type of power tool can be disposed of in the regular garbage.
All tools may also be disposed of in the regular garbage.