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Helpful Contact Numbers for Litter Prevention

Roadside litter complaints on RURAL roads
  • NC Department of Transportation: (828)466-5519
Roadside litter complaint on CITY roads
  • City of Hickory: (828)323-7400
  • City of Newton: (828)465-7400
  • City of Conover: (828)464-1191
  • City of Claremont: (828)459-7009
  • Town of Maiden: (828)428-5000
  • Town of Longview: (828)322-3921
  • Town of Catawba: (828)241-2215
Illegal dumps, junk vehicles and extreme litter problems on private property
  • Ed Barton, Code Compliance Technician: (828)312-2292

Litter Prevention Information

  • Keep Catawba County Litter Free Brochure
  • Keep Catawba County Beautiful
  • Swat a Litterbug
  • Adopt-A-Highway
  • NCDOT Bi-Annual Litter Sweep Events: are held the last two weeks of April and September. Catawba County volunteers can call Amanda Kain at (828)465-8217 or email
  • North Carolina Big Sweep
  • Rodney Hamby
    Rodney L. Hamby
    Landfill/Co-Generation Superintendent

    Phone:(704) 462-1348

    map 4017 Rocky Ford Rd
    Newton, NC 28658