Instead of trashing your Christmas tree, drop it off for composting!

Christmas trees may be dropped off for composting from Jan. 3 to Jan. 31, Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m, at these locations:

2nd Division P.W. (East End) -North Dallas Ave at Hamilton Ave: (412)-665-3609

3rd Division P.W. (Hazelwood) -Melanchton Ave., off the 5200 block of 2nd Ave: (412)-422-6524

5th Division P.W. (West End) -1330 Hassler St., off of Hershel & Steuben (next to Herschel Park): (412)-937-3054

Environmental Services Lot (Strip District) -3001 Railroad Street (next to the former City Tow Pound Location): (412)-255-2773

The trees cannot have ornaments, lights, or stands and cannot be in plastic bags.

Please be aware that trees left at the curb will be collected but not composted.  For more information contact the Pittsburgh’s Recycling Division at (412)-255-2631.