County recycles trees at parks
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 now through Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at all nine regional parks during regular hours of operation (dawn to dusk).
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 and Cottontail Drive;
Hartwood Acres – Parking lot at the mansion;
North Park – Parking lot at the swimming pool;
Round Hill – Parking lot between Meadow and Alfalfa shelters;
Settler’s Cabin – Parking lot by the wave pool;
South Park – Parking lot at the swimming pool; or
White Oak – Parking lot by Poplar Shelter.