Technical Assistance

Solid Waste Planning Services

ETCOG is the state designated organization for municipal solid waste (MSW) planning in the 14 county region.  To fulfill this directive ETCOG provides the following services:  
  • Coordinating a regional solid waste advisory committee; 
    Maintaining a regional solid waste management plan;
  • Maintaining an inventory of closed MSW landfills
  • Providing technical assistance and informational programs pertaining to solid waste management
  • Administering a pass-through grant program to provide funding for regional and local MSW projects
  • Serving as a central point of contact for solid waste management outreach, education, and training programs
  • Reviewing permit and registration applications for municipal solid waste facilities for conformance with the adopted regional solid waste management plan for the region
© 2017 East Texas Council of Governments. All rights reserved. | Website by: Site Street Home | About Us | Services | Contact Us | News | Privacy Policy | Site Map
Equal Opportunity Employer/Program
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
Deaf, hard-of-hearing or speech-impaired customers may contact Relay Texas: 800-735-2989 (TTY) and 711 (Voice). Equal opportunity is the law.