Boy Scouts offer Christmas tree recycling

my newsLynnwood residents wishing to recycle their Christmas tree have the option of pickup or drop-off service from local Boy Scout troops. Local Boy Scout troops offer curbside pickup and drop off locations through a program called Operation Dry Needles.

Here are the schedules:

Troop 49 offers pickup and drop-off service on Saturday, Jan. 3 and Sunday, Jan. 3. Please have your tree on the curb for pickup by 8 a.m.. Drop-off site open from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. at the Alderwood Manor Youth Center, 19719 24th Ave. W, Lynnwood. Please remove all decorations and tinsel. Flocked trees cannot be accepted. For more information call Shane at 425-239-1896 or email: shazard@comcast.net.

Troop 304 offers pickup service on Saturday, Jan. 3. Trees must be curbside by 8 a.m.  Please call if your tree is not picked up by 4 p.m. Drop-off service will be available on Saturday, Jan. 3 and Sunday, Jan. 4 from 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. The drop-off site is located just west of Wilcox Park at 56th Ave. W & 196th St. SW. Donations are greatly appreciated.Checks can be sent to:

Boy Scout Troop 304
PO Box 3431
Lynnwood, WA 98046

Please remove all decorations and tree stand. Flocked trees cannot be accepted. For more information call Geoff at 425-998-8054.

Troop 312 offers two drop-off sites available from 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 3 and Sunday, Jan. 4. Drop-off site locations are: QFC 196th St SW & 76th Ave W, Lynnwood and PCC Natural Markets 9803 Edmonds Way, Edmonds. Donations are accepted. For more information call Bob at 206-730-4794.

For more information on the timing, locations and suggested donations for the program, go to www.dryneedles.com or call 425-338-0380.

Local composting facilities offer recycling services. For more information search 1800recycle.wa.gov or dial 1-800-RECYCLE (1-800-732-9253) to find composting facilities in your area.

As a last resort, you can drop your tree off at the transfer station at 21311 61st Pl. W. in Mountlake Terrace for $5 each. For more information, call 425-388-3425.

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