Hello Neighbors! In addition to an update from Zone 5, we’ll be hearing from Sign Innovation, the firm responsible for to providing the signage and way finding package for the Highland House renovation, including an exterior Highland House Monument Sign.
City of Pittsburgh Expands Christmas
Tree Recycling Program
PITTSBURGH, PA (December 23, 2019) The City of Pittsburgh is again expanding its Christmas Tree Recycling program this year by providing twelve drop-off locations for live trees from December 26 to January 26.
The program empowers residents to have their trees recycled rather than sent to a landfill, which happens when they are placed at the curb.
Last year, the city hosted ten drop-off sites and collected more than 21 tons of trees. This year, the Forestry Division and Bureau of Environmental Services within the Department of Public Works will collaborate to host twelve drop-off sites. The trees collected this winter will again be chipped into pine mulch and made available to the public for free this spring.
The tree recycling program dovetails with the city’s Climate Action Plan, which defines milestones toward zero waste goals.
The city’s Cable Channel created a brief public service announcement to remind residents that all ornaments, netting, tinsel and tree stands must be removed before the tree is dropped off: https://youtu.be/6Rgr1dQ1u6E
Residents may call 311 or visit the website here for more information. The website features a map to help residents find their most convenient drop-off location.
Three Department of Public Works sites are available year-round for yard debris (including tree) drop-off, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday through Saturday. They are:
The nine other drop-off locations will be open 24 hours a day from December 26, 2019-January 26, 2020. They are:
Squirrel Hill South
Middle Hill/ Terrace Village
The HPCC December 2019 newsletter is now available!
IN THIS ISSUE:
- A Letter from the President
- November Meeting Minutes
- Ideas to Recycle Your Tree After the Holidays
- Festive Cocktails for the Holiday
- Noon Year’s Eve at the Zoo
- Around St. Andrew’s
From faithful to fantastic, classic to contemporary, wondrous to whimsical, an evening stroll now reveals a winter wonderland. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice, or simply want to lift your spirits on a cold, dark night, your neighbors have put up a beautiful and diverse array of lights and decorations – go enjoy!
To share photos of your favorite decorations, email them to us and we’ll add them to the collection!
- Note that any customer with steam heat can register their account to prevent water service terminations due to non-payment from December 1 to March 31 by emailing PWSA at email@example.com or calling 412-255-2423.