Loudoun County Facilities

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Loudoun County Landfill

Admission Fee

$7 minimum per vehicle; see below for fee schedule.

Features

  1. FastTrash Program
  2. Free Mulch Depot
  3. Loudoun County Businesses
  4. Loudoun County Residents
  5. No Tractor Trailer Loads
  6. Only Waste from Loudoun County Accepted
  7. Recycling Drop-off Center
  8. Waste Disposal

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. 

Landfill Temporarily Stops Accepting Tires 

The Loudoun County Solid Waste Management Facility temporarily stopped accepting waste tires at the county landfill effective Tuesday, September 26, 2023, because the facility had reached its permitted limit for scrap tires.  Updates will be posted here.

Propane Tank Information

The landfill accepts propane tanks for recycling for a fee. The landfill accepts tanks from 1 to 20 pounds, including standard gas grill-sized propane tanks as well as smaller tanks commonly used for camping stoves and propane torches. Empty tanks as well as any containing propane are accepted for $3 each plus the facility's $7 minimum per vehicle. While disposal of smaller empty tanks may be an option through regular household refuse collection service, empty or filled tanks brought to the landfill can be safely managed for recycling. 

Commercial Construction/Demolition Waste 

Effective February 1, 2023, all commercial haulers, contractors, businesses, or institutions delivering Commercial Construction/Demolition waste (CDD) will be required to provide written documentation of waste origin upon arrival to confirm that loads are coming from sources located within Loudoun County. Acceptable documentation includes, but is not limited to, property owner/customer affidavit, construction permits, notice of award, work order, or signed quotes.

For additional information, please review the CDD Documentation Memo (PDF)or call our office at 703-771-5500.

Facility Photo


View a larger image of the photo above of the Loudoun County landfill (PDF).
     

Holidays Observed

HolidayDate Observed (Facility Closed)
Christmas Day 2023Monday, December 25, 2023
New Year's Day 2024Monday, January 1, 2024
Memorial DayMonday, May 27, 2024
Independence DayThursday, July 4, 2024
Labor DayMonday, September 2, 2024
Thanksgiving DayThursday, November 28, 2024
Christmas DayWednesday, December 25, 2024
New Year's Day 2025Wednesday, January 1, 2025


Accepted Materials
 

For more information on what is accepted, visit: Accepted & Unaccepted Wastes (PDF)


  • Only material generated in Loudoun County is accepted.
  • All commercial customers bringing CDD waste will be required to provide written documentation of waste origin upon arrival to confirm that loads are coming from sources located within Loudoun County.
  • Vegetative/ yard waste is accepted in paper bags, but not accepted in plastic bags.
  • Tractor trailer loads are not accepted.
  • Land clearing debris is not accepted.
  • Commercial Inert Waste (Dirt, Mud, Rock, Sand, Sediment or Soil) is not accepted.  
  • Sandblast Material, Sludge (including Grit/Screenings) and Spent Residential Peat Filter Media disposal must be pre-approved.
  • Loudoun County Landfill Recycling Drop-off Center

 Disposal Fees

 Waste TypeFee 
 Waste Disposal
  • Municipal Solid Waste (household waste)
  • Commercial Waste
  • Construction and Demolition Waste
  • Vegetative Waste (less than 3-foot diameter by 8-foot length)
$71 per ton
Minimum per Vehicle: $7
FastTrash Program: Monday-Saturday 8am-4pm
FastTrash Booth (right lane): Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 8am-4pm
  • Cash only
  • Up to ten 33-gallon bags or equivalent
  • Household waste only
  • No yard or construction waste
  • No scrap metal or propane cylinders
  • No rubble or bulky items (i.e., couches, large furniture)
  • No surcharged items (i.e., refrigerated appliances or tires)
Per Vehicle (flat rate): $7 
Surcharge ItemsFee per Item  (Additional to Weight Charge)
Refrigerant Containing Appliance$28 
Tank (Pressurized, 20 lbs or under.)$3
Car Tire - Note: The landfill is currently not accepting tires.$3 
Truck Tire - Note: The landfill is currently not accepting tires.$5 
Small Tractor Tire - Note: The landfill is currently not accepting tires $28
Large Tractor Tire - Note: The landfill is currently not accepting tires$39 
Tire on Rim - Note: The landfill is currently not accepting tires$29
Improper Disposal$39

Free Compost and Mulch Depot

  • Free compost and mulch are available to Loudoun County residents and local businesses and organizations on a first-come, first served basis while supplies last.
  • The compost and mulch depot is located on the right hand side of the facility entrance road. 
  • Customers load their own compost and mulch and need to bring tools such as pitchforks or shovels; powered equipment is not allowed.

Landfill Tours


The Loudoun County Solid Waste Management Facility is a popular site for scout groups, schools, and others. Visit us and learn how garbage is disposed in a landfill, watch 40-ton tractors smash trash, and get quizzed on recycling.

The Department of General Services, Waste Management Division offers group tours once a week Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., from March through November.

Arrange a Tour

Call 703-771-5514 to arrange a tour.

Photo Gallery
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Reclamation Project

For information on the Loudoun County Landfill Reclamation Project, visit loudoun.gov/landfillreclamation.