Most Catawba County Government offices and facilities will operate on a 2-hour delay on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. Click HERE to get full details on parks and libraries.
** Catawba County Seniors Morning Out and Meals on Wheels programs will not operate on Wednesday, December 12 due to inclement winter weather.**

Solid Waste

The Solid Waste division operates and maintains the Blackburn Landfill and the Landfill Gas to Energy program, and provides educational outreach about recycling and waste reduction throughout the County.

Contact Us

Landfill Operations
Administrative Supervisor: Beverly Hester
Landfill Supervisor: Rodney Hamby

(704) 462-1348
(704) 462-1348
Solid Waste and Recycling Education
Waste Reduction Coordinator: Amanda Kain

(828) 465-8217

Setting a Billing/Charge Account

Complete the credit application for a commercial account and return it either in person to the Blackburn Landfill Office located on 4017 Rocky Ford Rd in Newton, fax it to (704) 462-4366, or email it to or The office will contact you when the account is approved or disapproved.