Christmas Tree Recycling

Christmas Tree Collection

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

From late December through mid-January, Loudoun County collects Christmas trees at several locations which are listed below. Each year, the county processes thousands of Christmas trees into mulch available for free to Loudoun residents.

Christmas Tree Recycling Locations

December 26, 2018, through January 20, 2019

Cartoon Christmas Tree Recycling

Loudoun County Landfill Recycling Dropoff Center
21101 Evergreen Mills Road
Leesburg, 20175
Open Monday through 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 to 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 to 5:00 pm

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

Christmas Tree Recycling Dos & Don'ts

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 Solid Waste Management Facility:
21101 Evergreen Mills Road
Leesburg, VA 20175


  • Recycle left over Christmas trees for $62 per ton.

Additional Information

For more information, please call 703-771-5514.