Solid Waste Management is responsible for carrying out
or conducting various municipal solid waste management related
services and support activities. Such services and activities
include monitoring the overall implementation of the region's
Solid Waste Management Plan, assisting the Texas Commission
on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) in implementing and monitoring,
at the regional level, various municipal solid waste management
programs, supporting (where applicable) regional and sub-regional
waste advisory committees, formatting regional strategies
that address various TCEQ priorities, and conducting a variety
of solid waste related information and technical assistance
activities for the region.
One of the purposes of this department is to further the
accomplishment of the waste reduction and recycling goals
of Senate Bill 1349, and Senate Bill 1051, and the TCEQ
rules as they apply to the implementation of composting,
waste reduction, waste diversion, and/or various recycling
projects that are designed to reduced overall the amount
of municipal solid waste disposed of by landfilling.
Solid Waste Management is also responsible to manage and
administer pass-through grant programs for Solid Waste Implementation.
Environmental Training & Compliance - (TETC)
Dumping Resource Center
'Don't Mess With Texas' Campaigns
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
(TCEQ) has Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) maps, which include
information about landfills, landfill gas for beneficial use,
monofill landfills, and processing facilities.
here to view the the Permian Basin Landfill Map.