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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

Recycled Art

Recycled Art Project Octopus
This was made from Plastic Bags Created by St. Stephens Lutheran School 6th, 7th & 8th Grade Classes

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Catawba Waste to EnergyCatawba Waste to Energy Video
When workers pick up your trash it goes to the nearest landfill to get compacted and buried.But Catawba County in North Carolina isn't just letting it sit there... Click here to watch now...

  • Catawba County's Residential Recycling Guide
  • Catawba County's Single Stream Recycling Program
  •               Click Here for Informational Video about Expanded Recycling Program
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    Spring Litter Sweep2015 Earth Day / Arbor Day Event set for Saturday, April 25th from 10:00am until 2:00pm. For more information Click here to read the press release and here to view the flyer.

    Spring Litter SweepJoin us for Spring Litter Sweep in Catawba County! Come by yourself or organize a team from your workplace, neighborhood, church, civic organization or family and help beautify our community by removing litter from the roadways in Catawba County. Click here for more information.

    RecyclingSolidwaste and recycling management program benefits Catawba County communities. Click here to check out the video from WSOC-TV.

    RecyclingClick here to check out the latest Extreme STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)Tour video! This video features the student business tours at Ethan Allen, Frye Regional Medical Center, and the EcoComplex, plus the Lunch & Learn at the Corporate Development Center and the Campus Tours highlighting many of the CVCC program areas.

    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! 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