Friday, Jan. 11, is the last day the Dormont Street Department will pick up Christmas trees for recycling.
Christmas Tree Recycling
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Thursday, January 3, 2013
The Dormont Borough Street Department will pick up Christmas Trees through Jan. 11.
Wondering what to do with the Christmas tree now that the holiday season has (unfortunately) come to a close? The Dormont Borough Street Department will pick up Christmas trees for recycling through Friday, Jan. 11. To have a tree picked up, residents should place trees at the curb after all tinsel and ornaments have been removed. The trees will be picked up and put through a chipper. The mulch will be made available to residents near the salt pile or the pool parking lot. Due to its high acidity, the mulch is recommended for use around evergreens only and is not suggested for flowers or gardens. In the event of a large snowfall, trees will be picked up by the borough as soon as possible. After Jan. 11, residents can put trees out with …
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Is your Christmas tree dropping its needles or looking a little tired? Drop it off to be turned into mulch at a county park near your home.
Allegheny County's fifth annual Christmas tree recycling program will run through Saturday, Jan. 19 at all nine regional parks. County residents may drop off trees from dawn to dusk daily. All lights, decorations, tinsel and stands must be removed from trees. The trees will be turned into mulch for use in Allegheny County’s nine regional parks. Trees may be dropped at these locations in the parks: Follow Dormont-Brookline Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For more news, sign up for our email Newsletter.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
What to do with your Christmas tree now that the season's over? Recycle it!
With Christmas 2011 (sadly) behind us, it's time to undecorate the tree and start packing up the decorations. If you bought a live Christmas tree this year, you have the option to recycle it. Here's a recap of some area locations you can take your Christmas tree: