FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 23, 2019
CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING PROGRAM again offered in ALLEGHENY COUNTY PARKS
Allegheny County is again offering its annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program this holiday season. County residents may drop off Christmas trees from Thursday, December 26, 2019 through Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at all nine regional parks from 8:00am until dusk.
All lights, decorations, tinsel, and stands must be removed from trees prior to drop-off. Trees will be mulched and used in the county parks. Drop-off locations are:
- Boyce Park - Soccer fields parking lot
- Deer Lakes Park - Veterans Shelter parking lot
- Harrison Hills Park - Parking lot at the 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
The list of drop-off locations is also available at www.alleghenycounty.us/parks/christmas-tree-recycling-program.aspx.
During the 2018-19 program, approximately 3,500 trees were received and recycled, with the resulting mulch used for various purposes throughout the park system's 12,000 acres.
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Special Thanks to:
Mayor Stacie Riley
St. John's Lutheran Church
Get Go Carnegie
Scoops in Carnegie
Eat n Park
Carnegie Primitive Methodist Church
Higher Voices Choir
Carnegie Volunteer Fire Dept
Carnegie Police Dept
Carnegie Dept of Public Works
to the numerous residents and businesses who were beyond generous and made this another great year for Toys for Tots!