Recycle Your Christmas Tree


Trees will be chipped into pine mulch, which will be available free this spring. Remove all ornaments, lights, tinsel. Pittsburgh city residents now have 12 locations with 3 sites available year-round for yard debris 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Mon thru Sat.

Hazelwood - 3rd Division of Public Works
Melanchton Avenue off 5200 block of 2nd Avenue

Homewood West - 2nd Division of Public Works
North Dallas Avenue at Hamilton Avenue

Elliott - 5th Division of Public Works
1330 Hassler Street off Herschel & Steuben streets (near Herschel Park)

Nine other locations will be open 24 hours a day from Dec. 26, 2019 - Jan. 26, 2020.

Baum Grove Parklet
400 Roup Avenue (off Fairmont Avenue)
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Sue Murray Swimming Pool Parking Lot
Corner of Cedar and Stockton Avenues (enter off Stockton)
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Brookline Recreation Center
1400 Oakridge Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15226

Brighton Heights
Jack Stack Parking Lot
600 Brighton Woods Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Squirrel Hill South
Prospect Drive Roundabout in Schenley Park
Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Highland Park
Highland Park Volleyball Court Parking Lot (approximately 151 Lake Drive)
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Oakwood Park Ball Field at Noblestown Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15205

South Side
Southside Riverfront Park Lower Parking Lot
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Middle Hill/Terrace Village
Kennard Park at Kirkpatrick and Reed Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Allegheny County is also offering a Christmas tree recycling program at nine locations.

County residents may drop off Christmas trees from Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, through Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at all nine regional parks from 8 a.m. until dusk.

Boyce Park: Soccer fields parking lot
Deer Lakes Park: Veterans Shelter parking lot
Harrison Hills Park: Parking lot at intersection of Chipmunk Drive & Cottontail Drive
Hartwood Acres Park: Mansion parking lot
North Park: Swimming pool parking lot
Round Hill Park: Alfalfa Shelter parking lot
Settlers Cabin Park: Wave pool parking lot
South Park: Wave pool parking lot
White Oak Park: Chestnut Shelter parking lot

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