Bridgewater Township Municipal Building 100 Commons Way, Bridgewater, NJ 08807 (908) 725-6300 Monday- Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Yard Waste Site


136 Foothill Road, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Hours of operation are as follows:

Yard waste will be operating at reduced hours starting on Monday, January 16, 2023 through March 10, 2023.  It will be open Monday through Fridays, from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm and it will be CLOSED ON SATURDAYS during this time period.


On March 13, 2023, the Yard Waste site will return to normal operating hours, Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 3:45 pm and Saturdays from 8 am to 1:30 pm.

In order to reduce costs and continue to offer drop off service to residents of Bridgewater, this site is now being operated by Reliable Wood Products. It is important to note that there continues to be FREE DROP OFF SERVICE to all Bridgewater residents. The few changes to this service are noted below:

  • Hours of operation will be expanded as indicated on the signs at the site.
  • Contractors and commercial operators may still use the site to drop off material from Bridgewater residents; however, there will be a fee for this service payable by the contractors.
  • Mulch can no longer be offered for free but is available for a nominal charge payable to the site operator.
  • Residents will be allowed one commercial vehicle (6 cubic yards max) to drop-off yard waste for free twice a year, with a permit available from the Superintendent of Public Works. Permits must be picked up in person by Residents at the Public Works building, 411 Chimney Rock Road, Building A, Bridgewater. Resident must accompany contractor to Yard Waste Site

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation in helping the Township continue to offer this service in the most efficient manner with the lowest cost possible.

The Yard Waste facility is closed on the following dates:

New Years Day (January 1)

President’s Day (February 21)

Memorial Day (May 30)

Independence Day (July 4)

Labor Day (September 3 & 5)

Thanksgiving (November 24-26)

Christmas (December 26)       

Keep in mind The Yard waste Site is for disposal of Brush, Leaves, Grass, Woodchips, Logs, ONLY. Tree Stumps are not allowed.

For more information, please contact the Public Works Department from 8 am – 4 pm at

908-725-6300  Ext. 6000 or email

Reliable Wood Products onsite office phone (732) 469-1500.

For the Somerset County Recycling schedule, please visit their website.


Fall leaf bags can be picked up at the Department of Public Works located at 411 Chimney Rock Rd. Building A Bound Brook, NJ 08805 starting on October 1, 2022.  The hours of distribution will be from 8 AM – 3 PM, Monday through Friday until supplies run out.  There is a limit of 20 bags of bio-degradable leaf bags per household and you can only pickup bags for your household.  Please bring identification to display when picking up bags. 

Only leaves should be placed in the bio-degradable paper bags.  Grass clippings, brush and other materials will not be picked up.

The bags are picked up continuously on a rotating basis Monday – Friday throughout the Township between November 1st and December 31st, weather permitting.  The curbside collection of leaf bags will end December 31st.

Residents may continue to drop-off their leaf bags at the Township’s Yard Waste site located on 136 Foothill Road behind Costco. The Yard Waste site is open from Mid-March through the end of each year.  Residents may bring all yard waste material to the Township’s Yard Waste Site.

If you have any questions please call (908) 725-6300 extension 6000 or email

Bridgewater Township Municipal Building 100 Commons Way, Bridgewater, NJ 08807 (908) 725-6300 Monday- Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

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