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Posted on: December 26, 2019

[ARCHIVED] News Release-Reminder-Trash Collection Rescheduled for the Holidays and Christmas Tree Recylcing

PURCELLVILLE, Va. December 26, 2019 – As a reminder, with the regularly scheduled trash and recycling days falling on the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, collection has been rescheduled.   Collection will be this Saturday, December 28 (reschedule for Christmas Day) and next Saturday, January 4 (reschedule for New Year’s Day).


The Town’s curbside refuse and recycling contractor, American Disposal Services, will collect Christmas trees for recycling on the rescheduled collection days, Saturday, December 28 and January 4 as well Wednesday, January 8 and January 15.  Please note, trees with decorations, wire, tinsel, lights and tree bags will not be eligible for recycling. 

To ensure that your tree will be recycled, please follow the guidelines below:

  • Remove all decorations from trees – check carefully for hidden items
  • Remove all lighting, tinsel, fake snow, angel hair, etc.
  • Remove all twine, metal or plastic ties and string
  • Do not place trees in plastic bags or “Christmas Tree Disposal Bags”
  • Remove stands and bases from trees
  • Place trees at the curb on Tuesday night (the night before collection day) – be sure not to block sidewalks, streets, or driveways 


Late December through mid-January, Loudoun County offers Christmas tree recycling at various drop off locations including Franklin Park.  Please visit their website for further information:

Additionally, the Town of Purcellville would like to remind residents that Town offices will be closed on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2020.

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