Christmas Tree Recycling


2018 Christmas Tree Recycling Program 

The Forestry and Environmental Services divisions within the Department of Public Works are collaborating to chip Christmas trees into pine mulch, which will be made available to the public for free this spring.

Year Round Drop-off Locations

Monday – Saturday
8am – 1pm

3rd Division of Public Works
Melanchton Avenue off
5200 block of 2nd Avenue
(412) 422-6524

Homewood West 
2nd Division of Public Works
North Dallas Avenue at Hamilton Ave
(412) 665-3609

5th Division of Public Works
1330 Hassler Street off
Herschel & Steuben (near Herschel Park)
(412) 937-3054

For more information, please call 311. You can also find more information on the Department of Public Works website.

City Sponsored Drop-off Locations
Open December 26, 2018-January 26, 2019

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

Sue Murray Swimming Pool Parking Lot, corner of Cedar and Stockton Avenues (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 at Hobart Street in Schenley Park
Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Sheraden Park Parking Lot at Surban Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15204

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

Please remove all decorations, plastic bags, and tree stands.  Christmas trees set at the curb will be sent to the landfill.

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