Compost Facility Schedule

Borough of Carlisle Post Road  

2018 Compost Facility Schedule

The compost facility will be open Wednesday, March 28, 2018 through Saturday, September 1, 2018 as specified below: 

Spring/Summer hours of operation are as follows:    

    • 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 5, 2018 through Saturday, December 22, 2018 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 their residential property in the Borough. Acceptable shrubbery and tree debris includes clippings and tree branches cut into six-foot length and no larger than twelve inches in diameter.   Other waste such as grass, tree stumps, tree waste that is larger than 12 inches in diameter, sod, dirt, stones, bricks, construction debris, concrete, and hazardous materials is strictly 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.

The compost site is located on Post Road off of Route 11 at the North end of Carlisle.