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Posted on: December 27, 2018

[ARCHIVED] News Release - Christmas Tree Recycling

PURCELLVILLE, Va. December 27, 2018 — The Town’s curbside refuse and recycling contractor, American Disposal Services, will collect Christmas Trees for recycling January 3rd and January 9th.  Please note the general refuse and recycling collection for next week, due to the holiday, will be Thursday, January 3, 2018

The trees will be recycled into free mulch which is available at the Loudoun County Landfill.   Due to potential contamination of the mulch, trees with decorations, wire, tinsel, lights and tree bags will not be eligible for recycling.  To ensure that your tree will be recycled, please follow the guidelines below:

  • Remove all decorations from trees – check carefully for hidden items
  • Remove all lighting, tinsel, fake snow, angel hair, etc.
  • Remove all twine, metal or plastic ties and string
  • Do not place trees in plastic bags or “Christmas Tree Disposal Bags”
  • Remove stands and bases from trees
  • Place trees at the curb on Tuesday night (the night before collection day) – be sure not to block sidewalks, streets, or driveways 

 Loudoun County also offers Christmas Tree recycling at various drop off locations including Franklin Park.  Please visit their website for further information:

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