Recycling

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Food Waste Composting Drop-Off Center Opens at Landfill

In November 2023, Loudoun County began accepting food waste at the Food Waste Composting Drop-Off Center at the landfill. This is a one-year pilot program intended for residents who are interested in composting their household food scraps such as fruits and vegetables, meats, dairy products, pasta, eggshells and coffee grounds. Quantities accepted are limited to one 5-gallon container or an equivalent amount, per customer, per week. Learn more about what is accepted and what is not accepted for food waste composting (PDF).

A to Z Recycling Information

  1. Paper Shredding  
  2. Plastic Bag Recycling
  3. Donating Used Items

Paper Shredding and Document Destruction Services

Loudoun County does not offer paper shredding services.

Below is a list of local paper shredding and document destruction service providers:

  • Leesburg Document Shred Events - Town of Leesburg residents only, events are held twice a year - in the spring and fall.
  • Office Depot stores located in Leesburg and Sterling provide paper shredding services; fees apply.
  • Securis located in Chantilly provided paper shredding during its monthly electronics recycling events. The cost is $10 per 10 inch by 12 inch by 15 inch box.
  • Shred Nations located inside the UPS Store in Leesburg provides shredding services; fees apply.
  • Staples in Leesburg provides paper shredding services at store locations; fees apply.

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