Other Recycling Opportunities

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Leesburg residents may also find a variety of additional recycling services located around Town and throughout Loudoun County.  Please see the links below for more information on other recycling opportunities available in your area:

The Loudoun County Landfill, located at 21101 Evergreen Mills Rd., offers recycling of white paper, cardboard, plastics, glass, cans, newspapers, magazines, phonebooks, catalogs, antifreeze, automotive batteries, tires and motor oil. Some items may require a fee for disposal.  Please visit Loudoun County Landfill Recycling Center for additional information regarding items accepted and associated fees. Calls regarding services should be directed to 703-771-5500.

The Loudoun County Landfill Mulch Depot offers free mulch to Town of Leesburg and county residents.  The mulch loading area is located to the left after passing the customer recycling drop-off center. Landfill hours are Monday – Saturday from 8:00am to 4:00pm.  Residents must load their own mulch – it is recommended that you bring shovels, gloves or other tools as needed.

Loudoun County also provides additional recycling centers located throughout the county. Please visit Loudoun County Recycling Drop Off Centers for locations and additional information. 

Electronics & Computer Recycling: Loudoun County holds two electronics recycling collection events annually, one in the fall and one in the spring.  Please visit their website for dates of upcoming events and additional information on items that can be accepted and items which are restricted.  They also provide information on associated fees as well as links to other electronics recycling opportunities.

In addition to the semi-annual events hosted by Loudoun County, the Best Buy store in Leesburg, VA also accepts certain electronics and computer equipment.  Please visit the Best Buy Recycling Program for more information on items and restrictions.

Batteries and Cell Phones: Automotive batteries are accepted free-of-charge at the Loudoun County Solid Waste Management Facility Recycling Center, Monday through Saturday, 8:00am - 4:00pm.  You may also return a used auto battery to the place where you are purchasing a new battery.  Rechargeable batteries are accepted at Home Depot store entrance.  For additional information on recycling your rechargeable batteries and cell phones, please visit the Call2Recycle website for additional collection locations.  Alkaline batteries (AAA, AA, C, D, etc.) may be disposed of with your regular garbage; however, recycling options are available for a fee at www.batteryrecycling.com, and www.biggreenbox.com/StoreFront.bok.  Button batteries, such as those used in hearing aids and watches may be returned for recycling at the Wal-Mart jewelry counter, or they may be disposed at the county's Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events.  Other jewelers may accept them as well, but call first to confirm. Used cell phones may also be donated to the Loudoun County Victim Witness Program.  Please call 703-777-0417 for drop-off locations.  Cell phones are also accepted for recycling at Loudoun County Electronics Recycling Events, Staples and Radio Shack. Staples also accepts pagers and handhelds.

Verizon (and possibly other cell phone service providers) offers a trade-in value for old cell phones. They can refurbish newer phones or recycle older ones. Based on the age and conditions participants receive a Verizon gift card in exchange. Click here for additional information on Verizon's trade-in program.

For more information on recycling in Loudoun County, please call the Department of General Services, Waste Management Division, at 703-771-5500.