Bridgewater Township Municipal Building 100 Commons Way, Bridgewater, NJ 08807 (908) 725-6300 Monday- Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM Fridays: 8 AM - 5 PM

Yard Waste


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.
  • Resident’s 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 Resident 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.

Hours of operation are as follows:

136 Foothill Road, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Monday-Friday:          7:30 am – 3:45 pm

Saturday:                     8:00 am – 1:30 pm

Sunday:                       Closed

The Yard Waste facility is closed on the following dates:

February 18                 May 27                        July 4                           August 31      

September 2                November 28                   November 29              November 30 

December 24               December 25                 December 31               January 1, 2020

The facility will be closed from Sunday, January 12, 2020 through Sunday, March 8, 2020 and will reopen Monday, march 9, 2020.

Keep in mind The Yard waste Site is for disposal of Brush, Leaves, Grass, Woodchips, Logs, ONLY

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.



Township regulations require that leaves be bagged if they are intended for pick-up by the Township.  Leaf bags are available free of charge at the Public Works Department building, (411 Chimney Rock Road, Building A; two bundle per home owner while supplies last, beginning October 1, 2019 between 7:30 AM – 3:00 PM.

Only leaves should be placed in the 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 4th 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- Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM Fridays: 8 AM - 5 PM

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