County government facilities and libraries are closed Thurs., November 26 and Fri., November 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday. County parks will reopen Friday, November 27 through the weekend. Visit here for landfill and convenience center holiday hours.

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: Ariel Kanupp

(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 Bhester@catawbacountync.gov or Abowman@catawbacountync.gov. The office will contact you when the account is approved or disapproved.