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

On-Site Phone Number:  732-469-1500

Public Works Phone Number:  908-725-6300 x6000


Winter Operating Hours: 

January 15th through March 15th

Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., weather permitting.

Closed Saturdays and Sundays.

Normal Operating Hours: 

January 2nd through January 13th and March 16th through December 31st

Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. through 3:45 p.m., weather permitting.

Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. through 1:30 p.m., weather permitting. Closed Sundays.

Holiday Closures:

New Year’s Day – January 1

Martin Luther King Day – January 15

Memorial Day – May 27

Independence Day – July 4

Labor Day – August 31 & September 2

Thanksgiving – November 28-30

Christmas – December 25

New Year’s Day – January 1, 2025

Acceptable Items:

The Yard Waste Site is ONLY for the disposal of Brush, Leaves, Grass, Woodchips, and Logs. Logs must be 12 inches or less in diameter and three feet or less in length. Tree Stumps are not allowed.

Purchase of Topsoil and Mulch:

Topsoil and Mulch (hardwood, brown, black, red) are available for purchase at a fee payable to the site operator. Contact the site for pricing information.  

General Information:

  • Drop-off services are free to Bridgewater residents.
  • All residents must stop at the office trailer and show proof of residency prior to dumping.
  • Contractors and commercial operators may use the site to drop off material from Bridgewater residents; however, there will be a fee for this service payable by the contractors. Contact the site at 732-469-1500 for pricing information.
  • Residents will be allowed one commercial or rental 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, Bound Brook. When obtaining a permit, the resident must bring the name of the landscaper/contractor, their business address, the make and model of the vehicle being used, and the vehicle’s license plate number. Residents must also show proof of residency when picking up their permit. Additionally, residents MUST accompany contractor to Yard Waste Site when dropping off yard waste.

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.  For more information, please contact the Public Works Department from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 908-725-6300 ext. 6000 or email


The Township has concluded distribution and pick-up of Fall Leaf Bags for the season. Residents may continue to drop-off their leaf bags at the Township’s Yard Waste Facility located at 136 Foothill Road near the Costco shopping center.

Their winter hours through March 15, 2024, will be Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather permitting. The facility will be closed on Saturdays. Beginning March 16th, the facility will go back to its normal hours of Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. You must stop at the trailer upon entering the facility to show proof of Bridgewater residency.

Leaf bag distribution will resume again in October 2024, and leaf bag pick-up will begin on November 1, 2024.

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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