Last year they recycled around 3,500 trees.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Allegheny County is holding its annual Christmas tree recycling program again this year.

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From Dec. 26 to Jan. 14, residents can drop off their trees at all nine county parks from 8 a.m. to dusk.

Before you take your tree to be recycled, all lights, decorations, tinsel and strands have to be removed. Trees will be mulched and then used in county parks.

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Last year, about 3,500 trees were recycled.

Here’s a list of the drop-off locations:

  • Boyce Park — Soccer Fields Parking Lot
  • Deer Lakes Park — Veterans Shelter Parking Lot
  • Harrison Hills Park — Parking Lot at 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
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You can also see a full list of drop-off locations online.