Glow Sticks

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Do Not Puncture

If punctured, glow sticks can release chemicals that are dangerous for humans and other animals. Never empty glow sticks into drains. Dispose of glow sticks in the garbage.


Glow Sticks Are Poisonous

Never touch or ingest the contents of a glow stick. If contents are swallowed by accident, call Poison Control immediately.

Ways to Reduce


Use Alternative Lights

For festive nighttime get-togethers, a strand of colorful LED lights can be brighter and more colorful than glow sticks while also being reusable. For simple get-togethers, rechargeable headlamps and flashlights are best.

Ways to Reuse

Upcycle Into a Bracelet

Glow sticks can be wrapped in colorful yarn and turned into a great looking bangle bracelet. Try it yourself with this simple tutorial.