It’s an environmentally-friendly, and convenient way to start off the new year: taking your Christmas tree to get chipped.
Once the festivities are over, Cloverdale residents have plenty of nearby options – all in support of worthwhile causes.
• Adams Road Elementary hosts its fifth annual tree chipping and bottle drive Saturday, Jan. 3 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) at the school, 18228 68 Avenue. Look for a guest appearance by the Cloverdale Rodeo mascots. Langley Rivermen tickets by donation, while supplies last.
• The Cloverdale Youth Concert Band Association hosts a tree chip (by donation) and bottle drive on Saturday, Jan. 3 at Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary School, 6151 180 Street, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• Third Cloverdale Scouting hosts the Annual Tree Chip at Art Knapp Plantland, 4391 King George Blvd., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 3 and 4.