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Christmas Tree Recycling Program again offered in Allegheny County parks

 

January 7, 2020



Allegheny County is again offering its annual Christmas Tree Recycling Program this holiday season. County residents may drop off Christmas trees through Tuesday, Jan. 14, at all nine regional parks from 8 a.m. 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 and Cottontail Drive

• Hartwood Acres, 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 online at http://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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