Once again this year the Boy Scouts will be collecting and recycling Christmas trees to raise money. Donations help pay for summer camps, outdoor activities, camping gear and leadership training. Donations typically range from $5 – 20.
Dec. 31 and Jan. 7 – 8: Troop 304
- Curbside pickup within the city limits north to 148thStreet SW.Most homes should have received a notice along with an envelope. You can place your tree curbside by 8 a.m. on the collection day. Donations by check (made out to BSA Troop 304) should placed in the envelope. Either mail the check in the envelope or fasten it securely to the tree.
- Drop-off is also available on these dates starting at 8 a.m., one block north of 196th Street SW along 56th Avenue West (near Wilcox Park).
Dec. 31 and Jan. 1: Troop 312
- Drop-off between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at QFC on 196th Street SW and 76th Avenue West.
Dec. 31 and Jan. 7: Troop 49
- Curbside pickup within the greater Alderwood Manor area (east of 44th Avenue West and I-5 east to I-405, south to Brier and toward Bothell).Most homes should have received a notice along with a pre-addressed envelope. You can place your tree curbside by 8 a.m. on the collection day and mail your donation.
- Drop-off is also available on the dates above between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Alderwood Manor Youth Center (Boys and Girls Club), 19719 24th Avenue West.
- Flocked trees are not accepted and must be disposed of as garbage.
- All decorations, tinsel, tree stands and nails must be removed.
- You can also visit www.dryneedles.com for an interactive map of southwest Snohomish County to find other Boy Scout tree-cycling events near you.