2013-12-23


Allegheny County Again Offering Christmas Tree Recycling Program

PITTSBURGH – The Allegheny County Department of Parks is again offering its Annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program this holiday season.  Residents of the county can drop off their Christmas trees beginning on Thursday, December 26, 2013 through Saturday, January 18, 2014 at all nine regional parks during regular hours of operation (dusk to dawn).

All lights, decorations, tinsel and stands must be removed from trees prior to drop-off.  The trees will be mulched and used in Allegheny County’s nine regional parks.

Trees may be dropped off from dawn to dusk at the following locations in each of the nine county parks:

        Boyce Park – Parking lot by the wave pool

        Deer Lakes – Parking lot by Veterans Shelter

        Harrison Hills – Parking lot at the intersection of Chipmunk & Cottontail Drive

        Hartwood Acres – Parking lot at the mansion

        North Park – Parking lot at the swimming pool

        Round Hill – Parking lot between Meadow & Alfalfa Shelters

        Settler’s Cabin – Parking lot by the wave pool

        South Park – Parking lot at the swimming pool

        White Oak – Parking lot by Poplar Shelter

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