Recycle your Christmas trees, Pittsburgh

 In Blog, Trees

PLEASE NOTE: This blog post is from 2018. The City of Pittsburgh has changed its recycling locations in 2019. To see the new list of locations, please visit this post.

Now that the hol­i­day sea­son is behind us, it’s time to think about how to recy­cle Christ­mas trees! There are options for res­i­dents of the City of Pitts­burgh as well as Alleghe­ny Coun­ty on the list below. If you live out­side of Alleghe­ny Coun­ty, please con­tact your city, town­ship, or bor­ough office to inquire about recy­cling Christ­mas trees.

In order to recy­cle Christ­mas trees, all lights, orna­ments, tin­sel, and stands need to be removed. Trees in plas­tic bags or net­ting will not be accept­ed. City of Pitts­burgh offi­cials have warned that trees left on the curb­side will be sent to a land­fill with oth­er waste and not recycled.

City of Pittsburgh

Hazel­wood Schen­ley Park Division
40 Melanch­ton St. Pitts­burgh, PA 15207
Mon­day-Fri­day 7 a.m.-1 p.m.
Open year-round
412–422-6524

East End 2nd Divi­sion Pub­lic Works
6814 Hamil­ton Ave. Pitts­bugh, PA 15208 (North Dal­las Avenue at Hamil­ton Avenue)
Mon­day-Sat­ur­day 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Open year-round
412–665-3609

West End 5th Divi­sion Pub­lic Works
1330 Has­sler St. Pitts­burgh, PA 15220 (Off Her­schel and Steuben streets near Her­schel Park)
Mon­day-Sat­ur­day 8 a.m.-2 p.m
Open year-round
412–937-3054

Strip Dis­trict Envi­ron­men­tal Ser­vices Lot — please note this is not a loca­tion for 2019 tree recy­cling services
3001 Rail­road St. Pitts­burgh PA 15201 (near 30th Rail­road streets)
Mon­day-Sat­ur­day 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Open Jan­u­ary 2018 only
412–255-2773

Baum Grove Parklet in Friendship
400 Roup Ave. Pitts­burgh PA 15232 (off of Fair­mont Avenue)
Mon­day-Sat­ur­day 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Open Jan­u­ary 2018 only
412–255-2773

Sue Mur­ray Swim­ming Pool Park­ing Lot
301 Cedar Ave. Pitts­burgh PA 15212 (off of Stock­ton Aveenue)
Mon­day-Sat­ur­day 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Open Jan­u­ary 2018 Only
412–255-2773

Allegheny County

All Alleghe­ny Coun­ty drop-off loca­tions are open through Tues­day, Jan­u­ary 16 dur­ing reg­u­lar hours of oper­a­tion (dawn to dusk). All recy­cled Christ­mas trees will be mulched and used in the parks.

Boyce Park
Park­ing lot by the soc­cer fields

Deer Lakes Park
Park­ing lot by the Vet­er­ans 2 Shelter

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

Hart­wood Acres Park
Park­ing lot at the mansion

North Park
Park­ing lot at the swim­ming pool

Round Hill Park
Park­ing lot at the Alfal­fa Shelter

Set­tlers Cab­in Park
Park­ing lot by the wave pool

South Park
Park­ing lot at the wave pool

White Oak Park
Park­ing lot at the Chest­nut Shelter

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