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Barry Edwards
Contact:
Barry Edwards, PE
Utilities & Engineering
Director
Phone:(828) 465-8261
BarryE@catawbacountync.gov

map 100 A SW Blvd
Newton, NC 28658




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EcoComplex

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

U&E Hot Topics:

  • 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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    RecyclingFor information about how to recycle your live Christmas trees and other natural decorations after the holiday season, holiday operating schedules for curbside pickup and solidwaste convenience centers click here.


    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