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
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