Where, When to Recycle Christmas Trees in Loudoun, Leesburg

Now that we’re all clearing out the holiday decorations, where to take the trees?

Christmas Tree recycling in Loudoun, Leesburg.
Christmas Tree recycling in Loudoun, Leesburg.

So the decorations and down and the tree needs to go. How do you get rid of it?

Many of the county’s homeowners and community associations pick up Christmas trees for recycling and residents should check their community’s instructions. Leesburg provides a schedule for residents put their trees on the curb, which is shown below. In addition, Loudoun County offers five locations where residents can take their trees for recycling.

Whether dropping trees off at one of the county’s Christmas collection sites or at the curb, residents should remove all ornaments, lights, tinsel, wire and stands, as well as the tree bag. Do not use Christmas Tree disposal bags.


These sites will be open through Jan. 19 to Loudoun County residents only:

  • Leesburg: Loudoun County Landfill Recycling Center, 21101 Evergreen Mills Road, Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Lovettsville: Game Protective Association, 16 South Berlin Pike, Open daily
  • Purcellville: Franklin Park, 17501 Franklin Park Drive, Open daily 7 a.m. - 5 p.m
  • Sterling: Claude Moore Park, (use Loudoun Park Lane entrance to ball fields), 21544 Old Vestal's Gap Road, Open daily 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • South Riding: Town Hall (rear parking lot next to tennis court), 43055 Center Street, Open daily
More information about recycling in Loudoun County can be found online at www.loudoun.gov/recycling


Residents should leave their trees on the curb by 6 a.m. on the following collection dates:

  • Southeast & Southwest Quadrants Thursdays, January 2nd & January 9th
  • Northeast & Northwest Quadrants Fridays, January 3rd & January 10th

Before Jan. 2 and after Jan. 10, Christmas trees with a trunk size of less than 6 inches in diameter will be collected as part of the Town’s regular brush collection.


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something