Solid Waste

(919) 496-5002
113 Market Street
Louisburg, NC 27549

Solid Waste

Solid Waste Task Force

Franklin County Solid Waste Task Force members are appointed by the Franklin County Board of Commissioner. Most positions are volunteers.

JOHN FAULKNER – SOLID WASTE DIRECTOR

  • County employee for 24 years
  • Franklin County native
  • 1985 graduate of NC State University
  • Married    years – 2 children
  • Interest – enjoys working around the family farm and garden

ED SHEARIN – KAB DIRECTOR

  • Member of the SWTF for 13 years
  • Former WHLQ – WYRN radio announcer
  • Native of Franklin County
  • Past President of the Louisburg Lions Club
  • Former member of the Board of Directors of Cross Creek Charter School
  • Interests – music, reading, sports, spending time with his teenage son

BETTY EDWARDS – SWTF MEMBER

  • Appointed to SWTF in 1997
  • Retired from Franklin Co. Dept. of Social Services in 2003
  • Happily married since 1960. She has 3 children and 2 grandchildren
  • Betty is committed to recycling, however her real passion is prevention of roadside litter. She encourages citizens to take pride in their community and keep it litter free.
  • She enjoys being outdoors in nature, hiking, fishing, spending time with family, and playing with her grandchildren.

MONTY RIGGS – SWTF MEMBER

  • Retired as Director of Secondary Instruction, Franklin Co. Schools
  • Married with 2 children
  • Interests include recycling and litter prevention 

WYATT McGHEE – CHAIRMAN, SWTF

  • Retired Lt. Colonel, United States Air Force
  • Past winner of national “Iron Eyes Cody” award for recycling and litter prevention
  • Enjoys recycling unusual items
  • Has adopted a highway for many years
  • Married with 2 children

PIERRE GIANI – SWTF MEMBER

  • Task Force member since 2004
  • Retired Civil Engineer with over 40 years experience
  • Married for 44 years
  • Father to 2 daughters and grandfather to 3 girls
  • Personal philosophy: “it is man’s responsibility to care for and respect his fellow man and nature:
  • Interests include: fishing, swimming, finances, woodworking and gardening
  • Chairman of Franklinton Planning Board

CLAUDETTE GIANI – SWTF MEMBER

  • Former Early Childhood Teacher for 18 years
  • Fostered learning experiences about the environment and what we, as individuals, could do to help nature.
  • Married to Pierre for over 44 years
  • Mother to 2 daughters and grandmother to 3 girls, Sarah, Heather, and Joy.
  • Personal philosophy: “if each person contributes in just a small way everyday, such as recycling, having organic gardens, and avoid littering, together the efforts would have a positive impact on the environmental health of the world in which we live”.
  • Member of “1 Franklinton”.

T.R. O’Neill – SWTF MEMBER

                *     Director of Finance, Lake Royale POA.

                *     Interested in recycling, litter prevention, and educating public about litter issues.

JOE LADD – SWTF MEMBER

  • Employed at Novozymes
  • Interested in recycling and litter prevention
  • Married

 

RANDY GREEN – VOLUNTEER

  • Employed at Novozymes
  • Former long-time SWTF member
  • Married with 1 child
  • Interested in promoting recycling and litter prevention to the public

ED HARRIS – VOLUNTEER

  • Franklin County native
  • Strong interest in litter prevention and recycling
  • Adopts a highway for clean-up