Compost Facility


The Compost Facility is open for the season!

Compost Facility Shed
The Borough's Compost Facility, located off Post Road, is typically open from March to December. At the site, Borough residents can drop off yard waste and pick up mulch, free of charge!

Operating Hours

Spring/summer hours of operation are Wednesday, March 31 through Saturday, August 28.

  • Wednesday: Noon to 8:00 PM
  • Thursday: 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Saturday: 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Fall hours will begin on Wednesday, September 4 and run through Saturday, December 11 as follows:
  • Wednesday:  9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
  • Thursday:  7:00 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Saturday:  7:00 AM to 3:30 PM

The Compost Facility is closed on all Federal Holidays.

Rules for Facility Use: Carlisle Borough residents (I.D. required) are permitted to use this facility to dispose of leaf and/or brush waste which is generated from Borough properties.  Other yard waste such as grass, tree stumps, and tree waste that is larger than 12 inches in diameter is strictly prohibited. Construction waste is also prohibited.

PLEASE NOTE:  Starting in 2017, contractors (i.e., building and yard maintenance establishments, landscapers, etc.), commercial, or institutional facilities will be allowed use of the facility for yard waste disposal after registering with the Borough and payment of an annual user fee.  An application must be completed and payment made at the Borough Municipal Building prior to a commercial or institutional vehicle arriving at the Compost Facility. The vehicle must display a valid sticker issued by the Borough for use of the site. An application form is available at the Borough Building or by clicking on the following link: Nonresidential Compost Site Use Application.  The fee is $800 annually.

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Carlisle Borough 53 West South Street + 717 249 4422 Mon-Fri: 7:30am - 4:30pm