As a Tree City, Forest Hills and its residents are conscious of the need to protect our environment. The borough is proud to be a leader in this area with its tree program, recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation.
Links on this page are dedicated to ways in which the borough continues to promote environmental awareness among its citizens. Information is also provided on the various programs offered by the borough. Please click a link for further information or to read the article shown. Chapters from the borough’s code of ordinances related to each section heading are included at the bottom of the list (Note: see the Code of Ordinances page for full information and updates or amendments). Further information and updates may also be found in recent issues of the borough’s newsletter, the Tree City Times.
Please take a few moments to view this educational video. It includes guidance on following the stormwater requirements of the federal Clean Water Act as administered under the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer (MS4) Program.
Rain Barrel Information – contact the borough office for additional information and the names and numbers of volunteers who can assist residents with installing. Click the following links for online information:
Complete Information Available In Forest Hills Code of Ordinances Under Chapter 23 “Stormwater Management”
Recycling and Trash Collection
Recycle your batteries and empty laser & inkjet printer cartridges:
Drop off these used items in the collection box at the borough office, 4400 Greensburg Pike. Call 412-351-7330 x200 for further information.
Complete Information Available In Forest Hills Code of Ordinances Under Chapter 20 “Solid Waste & Recycling”
Sanitary Sewer System
Complete Information Available In Forest Hills Code of Ordinances Under Chapter 18 “Sewers”
Complete Information Available In Forest Hills Code of Ordinances Under Chapter 25 “Trees”
Environmental Organizations of Interest to Residents