Scout troops 324 and 325 recycled 550 Christmas trees last month

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Steve and Kyle G with CleanScapes staff
Photo by Suzanne Gugger

Boy scout troops 324 and 325 volunteered to collect Christmas trees from Shoreline neighborhoods at the beginning of January, after the Christmas season.

Aaron and Kelly M. showing off the troop collection envelopes
Photo by Suzanne Gugger

Working together, they hand-delivered collection envelopes in December and then picked up more than 550 trees in early January.

The biggest tree of the day award went to Steve and Kyle G who collected an 18 foot tree by themselves. (see photo above)

John and Jack R, Mark and Craig Y, Russell M, Jonathan G,
Denny R and Bob P were just a few of the many hands
that helped collect the trees. Photo by Suzanne Gugger.

Each troop contributed over 250 volunteer hours from both boys and parents.

Eagle Scout Denny R. shows Craig and Mark Y. the route
Photo by Suzanne Gugger

"Thank you to all of the Shoreline area families that made a donation to the troops for picking up their tree."

Heath Landscaping loaned trucks.
Photo by Suzanne Gugger

Special thanks to Heath Landscaping for loaning the troop three trucks for the day.

CleanScapes and City of Shoreline tree recycling event.
All the trees were chipped.
Photo by Suzanne Gugger.

The scouts delivered all their trees to the Meridian Park tree recycling event sponsored by the City of Shoreline and CleanScapes. CleanScapes crew chipped hundreds of trees that day.


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