Convenience Centers

Catawba County offers five (5) Convenience Centers located throughout the County for solid waste disposal and recycling opportunities. The centers are operated as part of the franchise agreement with Republic Services. For questions regarding the Convenience Centers, please call Republic Services at 828-256-2158.

Locations, contact information, and hours:

3864 Rocky Ford Rd
Newton, NC 28658
(704) 462-2496
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: 10:00am – 6:00pm

2436 Bethany Church Rd
Newton, NC 28658
(828)465-4635
Hours: Tuesday– Saturday: 10:00am – 6:00pm

3659 Rhoney Farm Rd
Vale, NC 28168
(704) 462-1497
Hours: Friday and Saturday: 8:00am – 6:00pm

4637 Lookout Dam Rd
Catawba, NC 28609
(828) 241-3774
Hours: Wednesday - Sunday: 10:00am – 6:00pm

8876 Sherrills Ford Rd
Sherrills Ford, NC 28673
(828) 478-2248
Hours: Thursday– Sunday: 10:00am – 6:00pm


Holiday Closings

Please be advised that all five convenience centers will be closed the following days during 2018:

New Year's DayJanuary 1, 2018Monday
Independence DayJuly 4, 2018Wednesday
ThanksgivingNovember 22, 2018Thursday
Christmas DayDecember 25, 2018Tuesday

Please be advised that all five convenience centers will be closed the following days during 2019:

New Year's DayJanuary 1, 2019Tuesday
Independence DayJuly 4, 2019Thursday
ThanksgivingNovember 28, 2019Thursday
ChristmasDecember 25, 2019Wednesday

Convenience Center FAQs

All household garbage must be bagged for disposal at the Convenience Centers. Bulky waste such as furniture, chairs, and mattresses are accepted at all of the Convenience Centers, fees apply. All of the same recyclable materials that the County’s Curbside Recycling Program accepts are also accepted at the five Convenience Centers. Additionally, the Blackburn Convenience Center accepts appliances, scrap metal, antifreeze, cooking oil, motor oil and filters. Bethany Church Rd accepts antifreeze as well. Bethany Church Rd, Cooksville, and Oxford sites also accepts cooking oil, motor oil and filters.

  • Residential Garbage: $1.75 per bag
  • Small Truck (6ft bed or less): $17.50
  • Large Truck (up to 8ft bed): $26.25
  • Larger loads will be sent to the Landfill
  • There is no fee for the disposal of recyclables