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Barry Edwards
Barry Edwards, PE
Utilities & Engineering
Phone:(828) 465-8261

map 100 A SW Blvd
Newton, NC 28658


EcoComplex and Resource Recovery Facility

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Earth DayJoin the Earth Day/Arbor Day Celebration & Family Fair at the Salt Block in Hickory on Saturday, April 26 from 10am – 2pm. Click here to read more.

RecyclingWant to know more about raising strawberries inside high tunnels?
Join us for a high tunnel strawberry field day to learn about the latest reserach in strawberry production.......Read More.

  • NEW:Catawba County's Residential Recycling Guide
  • NEW: Catawba County's Single Stream Recycling Program
  •               Click Here for Informational Video about Expanded Recycling Program
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    RecyclingCatawba County ranks first in the state in per capita recycling rate according to data from the North Carolina Solid Waste and Materials Management Report recently released...............Read More.

    Recycling Expanded Recycling Services -Catawba County has expanded its residential recycling program to include a permanent electronics and paint collection area at the Blackburn Landfill in Newton.
    See link for more information................Read More.

    RecyclingProtect your underground utilities. Simply dial 811 within North Carolina. NC811 provides a communication link between excavators and utility owners. Call NC811 Before You Dig.....Click here for the NC811 Website.......Click here to download the NC811 App for free.

    Customer Satisfaction Survey Tell us how we are doing! 2013 Building Services Customer Satisfaction Survey is now available. To take this anonymous on line survey click here.

    Solid Waste Management Plan Update Learn more about Catawba County’s EcoComplex, a unique solidwaste management system that recovers useable products and by-products from a group of private and public partners that work together to use each other’s waste products either as a source of energy or as a raw material for the production of their own product..Click here to watch.

    Solid Waste Management Plan Update Catawba County Director of Utilities and Engineering Barry Edwards wins Energy Leadership Award from Business Jorunal of Charlotte....Read more.

    biomass What do wood, plants, garbage and algae have in common? To find out, view this video that was produced for CBS and Channel One News. Jeremy Ferrell of the Catawba County EcoComplex explains the process. The video was shown to approximately 5.5 million middle and high school students and explains how Biomass is converted into power....................View Video