Reminder: Scout troops offering Christmas tree recycling starting this weekend

Starting Jan.2, area scout troops will be collecting Christmas trees for recycling. Here’s the latest roundup of the dates and times of service offered by various troops as a fundraising activity:

Troop 49

Alderwood Boys and Girls Club, 19719 24th Ave. W. #10, Lynnwood

Saturday and Sunday, Jan 2 and 3, from 10 a.m. -2 p.m.

Pickup can be scheduled at troop49trees.com for addresses in the greater Lynnwood area. The deadline to schedule a pickup is 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 1.

Donations are appreciated to Troop 49 but not required. Cash, checks, debitcredit card on site. Donate online at: sites.google.com/view/troop49trees/donations-appreciated?authuser=0

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Troop 304
The troop mostly picks up Christmas trees from private Lynnwood residences, but will also be staffing a drop-off site the weekend of Jan. 9
188th Street Southwest and 44th Avenue West (across from the Lynnwood Recreation Center)
Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 9 and 10, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tree chipping donated by ecotreeNW. For more information, call Nick at 425-967-8228.

Troop 319 and 312 

Two locations:

– QFC Grocery at 196th Street Southwest and 76th Avenue West
– Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers St.

Saturdays and Sundays, Jan. 2-3 and 9-10 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. both weekends.

Please remove all decorations and tinsel since the trees will be chipped. They can’t accept flocked trees.

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Troop 300

St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 21405 82nd Pl. W., in Edmonds, near Five Corners.

Saturday, Jan. 2 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 3 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 9 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 10 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
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Any scout troop offering recycling services but not listed here can email details to myedmondsnews@gmail.com for inclusion in an updated roundup.

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