Scout Tree Drive

Christmas Tree Curbside Pickup and Recycling Sammamish and Issaquah Highlands, WA

Scouts will be in Sammamish and Issaquah Highlands, WA on Saturday January 8th 2022 to pickup your Christmas tree curbside in exchange for a donation. THANK YOU to the residents who support Scouting each year!

Please visit 2021 Scout Tree Drive Photos for a full screen gallery.

2022 is our 37th year!

The Scout troops of Sammamish, WA have performed Christmas tree curbside pickup and recycling as our primary fundraiser since Christmas 1985. Your donations are a critical part of our ability to provide a quality Scouting program for local youth. We thank you for your support.


Support Scouting in your neighborhood and have your tree recycled!
Please place your tree curbside by 8:00 AM
Suggested donation is $15-$25 per tree

Donation Options
Donate online at Donate by PayPal (preferred)
Attach check to tree payable to: "Scouts BSA"
Postal mail a check to street address on Donate by Mail page.



Leaving Your Tree for Curbside Pickup - The Do's

The suggested donation is $15-$25 per tree. All your donations go directly to fund the local Scouting programs here in Sammamish. This is our main fundraiser for the year and we appreciate your support! Here are the donation options:

Donate with PayPal (preferred)

Skip the check and make your tree donation online! A PayPal account is not required. Note we need your street address when making your donation. Visit our Donate with PayPal page.

Donate with PayPal

Donate with a check attached to the tree

Please make check payable to "Scouts BSA". Place the check in an envelope. Place the envelope inside a Ziploc style bag to protect against rain or moisture. Attached the bag to the bottom of the tree with a rubber band. Thank you for your donation!

Tree Placement

Please place the tree curbside in front of your residence. If that is not possible, place the tree at the nearest cross street corner. Trees need to be out by 8:00 AM Saturday thank you!

If you would prefer to drop off your tree, you may leave your tree and donation at our chipper location shown on the Bring Us Your Tree page.

The Don'ts

For safety reasons and recycler request, we cannot accept trees with tinsel, flocked trees, trees with nails, artificial trees, wreaths with metal shape wires, or trees with any other metal attached.  Also - please no trees that used a fire retardant. Thank you for understanding.

Please do NOT leave trees piled next to our signs, near dumpsters or other locations. Leave the tree curbside in front of your residence.

Missed Tree or other questions? Street SignWe must know about missed trees BY SATURDAY PLEASE! Thank you for your understanding. There is very limited pickup on Sunday. Requests any later than Sunday morning cannot be retrieved. Our apologies but the Scouts go back to school Monday and cannot collect trees after dark.

To report s missed tree, or any other questions, please Contact Us.

If a door hanger did not make it to your door, but you are wondering if we pickup in your neighborhood, please check the Coverage Area Map.  If you are still unsure, use the Contact Us page.

No Tree to Recycle, but still want to support Scouting in Sammamish?

If you do not have a tree to recycle on our recycling day, or use an artificial tree, you can still support Scouting right here in Sammamish and the Issaquah Highlands through a direct donation. Please see the Donate with PayPal page. Thank you!

Get Mulch!

If you are interested in a mulch delivery from the tree drive, please signup on

Read about us in the Issaquah Reporter

Scouts to recycle trees in January
Available in print in the Friday December 27th 2019 edition.

Devoted Tree Solutions DTG Recycle Issaquah Highlands Issaquah Sammamish Reporter