Boy Scouts to Recycle Christmas Trees


WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Boy Scout Troop 7, in partnership with Chelan County Public Works, is taking care of the disposal of your Christmas tree.

On Saturday, Jan. 7, drop off your Christmas tree at the Chelan County shop in Wenatchee, 210 Easy St., between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Scouts will be collecting the trees for recycling. A $5 donation is suggested. Donations will go to Troop 7 to support its programs.

Trees also can be dropped off for recycling at the Dryden Transfer Station at 9073 Highway 2 or at the Entiat brush yard, located off of Highway 97A behind the fire interpretive center.

When dropping off your tree, make sure it is free of all tinsel and decorations. For more information, call Chelan County Public Works at 667-6341.

Attached: Boy Scout Troop 7 prepares Christmas trees for recycling at the Chelan County shop in Wenatchee. Photo provided by Jim White, assistant Scoutmaster of Troop 7.

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Steve Hair is a 40-year veteran broadcast journalist who comes to NCW LIFE TV after a long career in radio. Steve and his wife Lynette and their three sons moved to the Wenatchee Valley from Central California in 1992. Steve served as News Director for KPQ News where he covered a multitude of stories of importance to North Central Washington, including two of Washington State’s largest wildfires. During his radio career Steve has received many awards from organizations such as the Associated Press, (Sacramento and Seattle Bureaus) The Washington State Farm Bureau, and the California Medical Association. Steve is a sports addict. Time off usually finds him sprawled out on the couch watching the Seahawks, Mariners or anything that prevents him from doing house chores.