For Immediate Release: January 4, 2024

Cub Scouts recycle trees at SMUD

Fundraiser support Scouts’ community events, learning projects

Cub Scouts will be hard at work Saturday morning collecting and recycling Christmas trees at SMUD’s corporation yard.

As one of the main fundraisers of the year, the recycling of Christmas trees at SMUD helps fund many community service and learning projects throughout the year for the Cub Scout Pack.

Who:     Cub Scout Pack 128, Cub Scout leadership

What:    Cub Scouts recycle trees at SMUD yard for annual fundraiser

When:   Saturday, January 6, 2024, between 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. (media availability)

Where:  SMUD Corporation Yard, 6100 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento

Visuals: Cub Scouts collecting dozens of Christmas trees from community members nearby. Trees brought to SMUD will be recycled and processed into wood mulch for public use.

About SMUD

As the nation’s sixth-largest, community-owned, not-for-profit electric service provider, SMUD has been providing low-cost, reliable electricity to Sacramento County for more than 75 years. SMUD is a recognized industry leader and award winner for its innovative energy efficiency programs, renewable power technologies and for its sustainable solutions for a healthier environment. Today, SMUD’s power supply is on average about 50 percent carbon free and SMUD has a goal to reach zero carbon in its electricity production by 2030. For more information on SMUD’s Zero Carbon Plan and its customer programs, visit