News & Announcements

Posted on: February 8, 2024

Surplus Auction Features Bargains on Cross-Country Skis, Holiday Decorations and More

Link to information about the Loudoun County surplus auction

The current Loudoun County surplus auction includes bargains on a wide variety of items, including cross-country skis, holiday decorations, tree watering bags, Dodge Chargers and other vehicles, children’s items, Panasonic Toughbooks, typical of...

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Environment & Energy
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Loudoun County Employee Energy Challenge Recognized as Innovative Initiative

Announcement of award for Loudoun from Association of Energy Engineers

Loudoun County’s Employee Energy Challenge has been recognized by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) as the 2023 Innovative Energy Project of the Year in the mid-Atlantic and Southeast region of the United States. 

Every month, Loudoun Coun...

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Environment & Energy
Posted on: January 25, 2024

County to Collect Fees for EV Charging Sessions at Metrorail Parking Garages

Information about fees for electrical vehicle charging stations

Loudoun County will soon begin collecting fees for the use of electrical vehicle (EV) charging stations at the two county-owned and operated Metrorail parking garages: the Ashburn South and Loudoun Gateway garages. The service has been free since the gara...

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Environment & Energy
Posted on: January 17, 2024

County, Soil & Water Conservation District Partner in Water Quality Grant Opportunities

Image of water quality improvement project with text about an informational meeting

The Loudoun County government and the Loudoun Soil and Water Conservation District (LSWCD) are partnering in a program to provide funding to homeowners interested in implementing water quality improvement projects on their property or in their neighborhoo...

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Environment & Energy
Posted on: January 9, 2024

Loudoun County Offers Community Water and Wastewater Project Assistance

Link to information about the Loudoun County Water-Wastewater Assistance Program

The Loudoun County Water and Wastewater Program is now accepting applications for county assistance with community water and wastewater projects.

The Water and Wastewater Program is designed to support Loudoun County communities experiencing issues with de...

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Environment & Energy
Posted on: December 27, 2023

Loudoun County Adds New Environment & Energy Resource to GeoHub

Link to the Loudoun County Environment and Energy GeoHub

Loudoun County has expanded the Loudoun GeoHub to include a resource dedicated to Environment & Energy, providing the community with easy access to location-based data related to information about natural resources and energy in Loudoun County.

The Env...

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Environment & Energy
Posted on: December 22, 2023

Loudoun Offers Christmas Tree Recycling at Several Locations

Link to information about Christmas tree recycling in Loudoun County

Loudoun County is offering five locations for residents to recycle their Christmas trees through January 21, 2024. Only natural cut trees and wreaths will be accepted: no artificial trees or artificial wreaths. The trees will be converted into mulch, whic...

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Environment & Energy
Posted on: November 28, 2023

Environmental Commission Seeks Nominations for Environmental Excellence Awards

Link to information about the 2024 Environmental Excellence Awards

The Loudoun County Environmental Commission is calling for nominations for the second annual Environmental Excellence Awards, honoring individuals, businesses, nonprofit organizations and educators for their leadership on environmental issues.

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Environment & Energy
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Home Weatherization Programs and Tips

Tips for making homes more energy efficient

As the seasons shift, it's time to prepare your home for changing weather. Heating and cooling are major energy consumers, so now is a great time to weatherize your home to save time, money and be more sustainable. Weatherizing reduces the energy...

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Environment & Energy
Posted on: November 8, 2023

Food Waste Composting Drop-Off Center Opens at Loudoun County Landfill

Link to information about food waste composting and recycling in Loudoun County

Loudoun County has begun a one-year pilot program for accepting food waste at its new Food Waste Composting Drop-Off Center located at the Loudoun County landfill. The program is intended for residents who are interested in composting their household food...

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Environment & Energy
Posted on: October 23, 2023

Loudoun County Hosts Electronics Recycling Event October 28 in Leesburg

Link to information about electronics recycling in Loudoun County

Loudoun County will host an electronics recycling event Saturday, October 28, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Leesburg Park and Ride, 41951 Gourley Transit Drive in Leesburg. 

There is a limit of five items per vehicle. Fees will be charg...

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Environment & Energy
Posted on: September 29, 2023

Loudoun County Landfill Now Offers Free Compost

Link to information about the Loudoun County landfill

The Loudoun County Solid Waste Management Facility is now offering free compost that will enhance soil and promote healthy plant growth for local gardeners. This is in addition to the free mulch at the landfill that the county has offered to residents for...

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Environment & Energy
Posted on: September 8, 2023

Board Endorses FY 2024 Environmental Commission Work Plan and Committee Members

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During its September 5, 2023, meeting, the Loudoun Board of Supervisors endorsed the Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 Environment and Energy Work Plan and accepted the Environmental Commission’s Annual Report. The work plan represents a more focused county effort on...

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Environment & Energy