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Borough of South Bound Brook Municipal Web Site


South Bound Brook Department of Public Works

Superintendent - Kenneth Pine


Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 6:00 am until 2:30 pm

Schedule of Services


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The entire town has their garbage picked up on Thursday's. Residents can put out up to (3) cans of garbage at the curb line after 5pm on Wednesday's.


Single Stream Recycling is collected every other Thursday. If you
require additional information about the recycling program contact the county office at
(908) 231-7000 and ask for the County Recycling Department.
Recycling carts must be placed within three feet of the curb with the wheels facing your house. Do not place carts in the street.

Recycling carts curbside


The new monthly schedule for brush and tree branch collection will be the first and third Friday. Garden debris (vegetable plants, weeds, vines and small shrub clippings) is included in this pick up and must be in cans -
not in bags. Grass clippings will not be accepted.

If collection date falls on a Borough observed holiday, brush collection will automatically be scheduled for the following Friday.


Fall leaf collection will begin on the third Monday in October and end the first Monday in January. Leaves must be placed curb side in biodegradable paper bags. Biodegradable paper bags can be purchased at local hardware and home improvement stores as well as local supermarkets.

Snow Removal

In order to facilitate prompt snow removal all vehicles must be removed from Borough roads prior to a snow fall. Sidewalks must be cleared of snow within 12 hours after a snowfall.

Electronic Waste Recycling Moves to Two New Locations
for Somerset County Residents

Starting September 1, 2015, Somerset County’s Electronic Waste Program will change for residents.  Due to severe market changes, the instability with regard to the continuation of manufacturer agreements and pending law modifications there will be future changes.
For updated information, log on to the county website at:

New drop off locations and times








The Borough of South Bound Brook
Mayor Tom Ormosi, 12 Main Street South Bound Brook, NJ 08880