Monday - Friday
8:30 - 4:30
166 Mine Brook Rd

Borough of Bernardsville Calendar

The Bernardsville Environmental Commission meets on the second Wednesday of every month. Visit the Calendar for a complete list of meetings and details; for more information call 908-766-3000 x122

Bernardsville Compost Facility

Located at 150 Pill Hill Road, between Mount Airy Road and Meeker Road, the Borough Compost Facility is operated by the Public Works Department for Brush and Leaf Disposal.


Saturdays 9:00 am and 2:30 pm.
April - December (excluding Official Saturday Holidays, ie. Christmas 2021, New Year's Day 2021)

January 8th and 22nd, 2022
February 5th and 26th, 2022
March 19th, 2022

2022 Resident Passes will not be needed. Residents can show ID, however, Contractors/Commercial Vehicles require individual permits per load (see below).

  • NO Branches larger than six (6) inches in diameter
  • NO ELECTRONICS are EVER permitted at the Compost Facility.
  • A/C UNITS OR DEHUMIDIFIERS PERMITTED ONLY at the Free Household Cleanup days 

For more information call 908-766-3000 x122.

Note also that residents are welcome to help themselves to free mulch and wood chips at the compost facility, when they are available. When possible, our facility operator will machine load materials into trucks or other suitable transportation.

Contractors/Landscapers must have Individual Contractor Brush Disposal Permits for each entry. Contractors/Landscapers should complete the application form (available at top right), submit a copy of your Driver's License and a check payable to Borough of Bernardsville for the applicable amount ($20 for truck load, $30 for Trailer Load, etc) as shown on the application.

Permits can be obtained in person or via mail at: 166 Mine Brook Rd, Bernardsville NJ 07924 8:30am to 4:30pm, M-F. Once received a permit will be mailed to the contractor's address on the application, or picked up in person when available. The Fees are for individual vehicle entry to the Compost Facility.