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Posted on: December 22, 2016

Loudoun County Offers Christmas Tree Recycling at Several Locations

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Loudoun County is offering five locations for residents to drop off their Christmas trees for recycling beginning Monday, December 26, 2016, through Friday, January 20, 2017. Only natural, cut trees are accepted because the trees will be converted into a natural mulch product. The mulch is available for free year-round at the Loudoun County landfill.

Residents who receive curbside yard-waste recycling services should contact their homeowners association, town office, or recycling service provider for Christmas tree pick-up dates. Whether dropping off at one of the county’s Christmas tree collection sites or at the curb, please remove all ornaments, lights, tinsel, wire, stand, and tree bag. Dispose of the tree bag in your regular trash. If you wish to recycle your wreath, please remove all wires, bows, and any other ornamentation. Otherwise, you may dispose of the wreath with your regular household trash.

Please note that the Christmas Tree Recycling Program is a public service for Loudoun County residents only. Tree vendors operating in Loudoun County with leftover trees may recycle them at the Loudoun County landfill for $62 a ton. Netting, rope, wire, tags and other items must be removed prior to recycling. Visit www.loudoun.gov/Landfill or call 703-771-5500 for more information. Christmas trees will be accepted for recycling free of charge at the following locations through January 20, 2017:
  • Leesburg: Loudoun County Landfill Recycling Center, 21101 Evergreen Mills Road, Leesburg, 20175, Open Monday through Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Lovettsville: Game Protective Association, 16 South Berlin Pike, Lovettsville, 20180, Open daily
  • Purcellville: Franklin Park, 17501 Franklin Park Drive, Purcellville, 20132, Open daily, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • South Riding: Town Hall, rear parking lot next to tennis court. 43055 Center Street, South Riding, 20152, Open daily
  • Sterling: Claude Moore Park (use Loudoun Park Lane entrance), 46150 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling, 20164, Open daily, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
More information about the Loudoun County Christmas Tree Recycling Program is available online at www.loudoun.gov/TreeRecycling..

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