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Vehicle Fluids

CAUTION:  Residential vehicle fluids such as antifreeze, brake fluid, gasoline, hydraulic fluid, motor oil (and used oil filters that contain motor oil), transmission fluid and windshield washer fluid contain toxic, and in some cases, flammable chemicals.  Never dump automotive fluids down a household or storm drain or into the ground.  Click here for options to manage household hazardous waste in York County. 

REUSE:  Vehicle fluids in good usable condition may be able to be donated or resold.  An internet search such as “donate (motor oil, windshield wiper fluid, etc.) York PA” will show organizations that accept these materials 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.

RECYCLE:  Below is also a list of York County businesses that accept vehicle fluids for recycling.  Before delivering to the listed businesses, call to make sure they are still accepting these materials and ask about any associated fees.

TRASH:  Antifreeze and fuels may be disposed at the York County Resource Recovery Center (YCRRC) in the liquids hopper, subject to the YCRRC tipping fee, but are limited to one gallon per visit.  For more information on the YCRRC hours and fees, click here.  Empty vehicle fluid and fuel cans and containers are not recyclable in York County.  Dispose of them in the regular trash.

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