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Manage Your Lawn the Green Way
Use Lawn Management Best Practices to get the most from your lawn while protecting the environment. See Loudoun County Master Gardener's Grass Roots program.

Native Meadow RueNatural Landscaping
Native plants are uniquely adapted to thrive here where they originate. Because of this, they require less fertilizer, watering or pesticides (saving you money!). Native plants also are critical in supporting the local wildlife of the Town. Why not use native landscaping in your yard?  more...


Recycling ContainersRecycling & Trash
The Department of Public Works oversees trash service, curbside recycling service, and two recycling drop-off centers at Bloom on South King Street and at Wal-Mart on Edwards Ferry Road at the bypass. Every household is entitled to one free recycling bin and weekly curbside pick up.  more...


Stream Buffer CattailsStream Buffer Plantings
Maintaining meadow lands and forests adjacent to our creeks helps filter pollutants from runoff that goes to the stream. If you are interested in planting a buffer on your property, consider consulting with the Loudoun Soil and Water Conservation District for help in design and plant selection – its free! What if you don’t own land next to a creek? You can help by participating in one of the periodic community tree planting events along our streams.
Stream Protection GroupStream Protection
Leesburg has a multi-layered program for controlling pollution and ensuring safe water quality in our streams. The Department of Public Works oversees stormwater management and the Town’s water quality permit. The Watershed Committee advises Town Council on safe streams strategies and measures, and the EAC sponsors rain barrel workshops. For more ideas on how you can make a difference to protect our streams, check out additional links and publications.
Betty Bass stickerStorm Drain Marking
Did you know that what goes down our storm drains ends up in our local streams, the Potomac River, and even the Chesapeake Bay? How about that the Potomac River is the source of Leesburg’s drinking water? Help control pollutants through alerting others in your neighborhood about the dangers of disposing of oil, antifreeze, and other pollutants in our yards or at the curb.  more...

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Last updated: 10/18/2012 9:28:23 AM