Recycling Drop-off Center

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Recycling Center SignThe Town of Leesburg maintains a recycling drop-off center for residents and businesses who do not have access to curbside recycling collection. The center is located at the Shenandoah Square Shopping Center Parking Lot (in front of Wal-Mart and behind Leesburg Public House) at the intersection of Edwards Ferry Road and the Route 15 Bypass.

 

 


Please be assured that regardless of the labeling on the actual container, the drop-off center accepts the following recyclable materials co-mingled:

Acceptable Materials

Office/copy paper, newspaper, glossy newspaper ads, etc.
Junk Mail (including window envelopes), magazines, catalogs and phonebooks
Plastics #1-7 (regardless of shape/size of container)
Glass bottles and jars (lids and labels are acceptable)
Cardboard and paperboard (cereal boxes, pizza boxes, etc. - remove wax liners -must be broken down to fit in cardboard containers)
Tin and aluminum cans (crush to conserve space - labels OK)

The drop-off center cannot accept the following:

Prohibited Materials

Household or business trash
Hazardous Household Waste - visit Loudoun County for disposal information
Yard waste and brush

Bulky items and construction debris

Any kind of Styrofoam. This is a recent change by the contractor, Patriot Disposal. Styrofoam should be disposed of as trash

DO NOT LEAVE HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, TIRES, CHEMICAL AND OTHER ITEMS OUTSIDE THE RECYCLING CONTAINERS - THESE ARE NOT TRASH DUMPSTERS!!!
Leaving prohibited items outside of the recycling containers is considered illegal dumping and may incur a fine or penalty.