Boy Scout troops will once again collect and recycle Christmas trees in neighborhoods
around Kent for a suggested donation of $5.00.
To ensure pick-up, trees must be
placed outside by 8 a.m. Saturday morning.
Unfortunately, the scouts are unable to confirm an exact pick-up time.
same day, scouts will be on hand at Service Club Ballfields, 14608 SE 288th
Street, if you prefer to deliver your tree yourself. The scouts will unload the trees and accept
your donation. Trees with tinsel and/or flock cannot be accepted.
you would like to mail your donation, you may mail it to: Attn: Christmas Tree
Drive, PO Box 5094, Kent, WA 98064. For more information, contact the Kent Lions &
Foundation (253-852-5466) or check the city’s community calendar at KentWA.gov.
long-running program keeps the trees out of landfills, and provides a stockpile
of chips for use by Parks Operations to mulch new plants and maintain trails in
the city parks system. By participating
in the program, you can help the Boy Scouts, the Parks Department, and the environment.
city of Kent will also provide free curbside pickup of Christmas trees to residential
households within the Kent city limits the week of January 5-9. You must be a current Republic Service garbage
customer to be eligible. The event flyer
will be mailed to residential customers in mid-December.