According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, American households generate about 25 percent more waste than usual from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day, over one million tons more per week. Loudoun County recycling experts have some advice designed to help reduce that waste. While it is important to recycle as much as possible, it is equally important to keep the waste out of recycling. Here are some ways to do that:
Need to unload some recycling prior to curbside pickup? Find the nearest collection center by visiting www.loudoun.gov/recycle. You will also find a link to information about county-sponsored Christmas tree recycling. You may also check with your curbside service provider for Christmas tree recycling collection schedules.
For more information on recycling in Loudoun County, contact the Loudoun County Department of General Services at 703-771-5500 or by email.
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