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

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

*****Christmas Trees can be recycled on SATURDAYS  as scheduled.   
****Please remove all ornaments, lights, etc.  NO BAGS permitted.

Open Saturdays 9:00 am and 2:30 pm.
April - December

Open January 6th and 20th, 2024
March 9th, 2024
As of 2023, Bernardsville Borough Residents are admitted with any valid ID or proof of address. Resident Passes are not required. Contractors and Commercial Vehicles require individual permits per load (see below).

***Styrofoam Sheets, Packaging, or Coolers can be brought to the Pill Hill Compost Facility.  Ask the Gate Attendant for Clear Plastic Bags to contain ALL of the Styrofoam and place in the Shed as directed.  No Peanuts, Egg Cartons or dirty Styrofoam.***

FREE HOUSEHOLD CLEANUP DAYS are scheduled for every spring and fall. Details are posted here.

NO Branches larger than six (6) inches in diameter may be deposited at the facility for disposal, per regulations.

NO ELECTRONICS are ever permitted at the Compost Facility.

A/C UNITS OR DEHUMIDIFIERS PERMITTED ONLY at the Free Household Cleanup days (they contain Freon - a contaminant).

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.

More information on the program is available at the Borough Clerk's Office, 908-766-3000 x0.

Compost Facility Calendar