Christmas Tree Recycling

Curbside Recycling

Residents who receive curbside recycling services should contact their homeowners association, town office, or private waste collector for Christmas tree curbside recycling information. See Residential Recycling for more information.

Christmas Tree Recycling Locations & Fees

From late December through mid-January residents may take their Christmas trees to the locations listed below for recycling. Christmas trees will be processed into mulch available for free to Loudoun residents at the Landfill.

Tree vendors operating in Loudoun County who have leftover trees may recycle them at the Loudoun County landfill for $68 a ton.  Netting, rope, wire, tags and other items must be removed prior to recycling.  The drop off locations listed here are for residential use only, no tree vendors.

Loudoun County Landfill Recycling Dropoff Center
21101 Evergreen Mills Road
Leesburg, 20175

Open Monday - Saturday
8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Game Protective Association
16 South Berlin Pike
Lovettsville, 20180

Open daily

Franklin Park
17501 Franklin Park Dr.
Purcellville, 20132

Open daily, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Claude Moore Park
(use Loudoun Park Lane entrance, go to ball fields)
46150 Loudoun Park Lane
Sterling, 20164

Open daily, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

South Riding
Town Hall (rear parking lot next to tennis court)
43055 Center Street
South Riding, 20152

Open daily

Recycling Guidelines

  • Christmas trees should not be placed in bags. 
  • All decorations, light strands, tree stand, and bag should be removed before setting the trees out for recycling or taking them to any of the county's collection locations.
  • The Christmas tree drop-off program is for residential use only. 
  • Tree vendors are welcome to use the Loudoun County Landfill
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