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Christmas Tree Recycling Scheduled for Leesburg Residents

12/29/2021

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Town
of Leesburg, Virginia
News Release

For
Immediate Release
December 27, 2021

Media Contact:
Leah Kosin, Assistant Public Information Officer
lkosin@leesburgva.gov
703-771-2781

Christmas Tree
Recycling Scheduled for Leesburg Residents

Patriot Disposal
Services will provide two pickups for curbside trash customers in
January.

Leesburg, VA (December 27, 2021) – Leesburg
residents can put their live Christmas trees at the curb for recycling
collection in January. The Town’s trash collection contractor, Patriot
Disposal Services, will collect and recycle Christmas trees on the
following days:

  • Monday,
    January 3, 2022
  • Monday,
    January 10, 2022

Residents should prepare their trees for collection,
using the following tips:

  • Remove
    all decorations.
  • Remove
    tinsel, fake snow, angel hair and garlands.
  • Remove
    all lights.
  • Remove
    all twine, metal or plastic ties, and string.
  • Remove
    stands and bases.
  • Do
    not place trees in plastic tree disposal bags.
  • Place
    trees at the curb the night before collection day.

After these collection dates for recycling, Town
crews will collect trees that are less than 8 feet tall and with trunks
less than 6” in diameter during the regular Town brush collection.
Trees should be set out on Sunday evening for same week collection. Any
Christmas trees that are set out at the curb next to trash cans may be
collected as trash by Patriot Disposal.

For more information, visit the Town website at www.leesburgva.gov/ChristmasTreeRecycling.

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