Health & Safety Code Section 361.0219
Office of Waste Exchange
(a)The office of waste exchange is an office of the commission.
(b)The office shall facilitate the exchange of solid waste, recyclable or compostable materials, and other secondary materials among persons that generate, recycle, compost, or reuse those materials, in order to foster greater recycling, composting, and reuse in the state. At least one party to such an exchange must be in the state. The office shall provide information to interested persons on arranging exchanges of these materials in order to allow greater recycling, composting, and reuse of the materials, and may act as broker for exchanges of the materials if private brokers are not available.
(c)The office of waste exchange shall adopt a plan for providing to interested persons information on waste exchange. Biennially the office of waste exchange shall report to the commission on progress in implementing this section, including the plan to provide information on waste exchange, the state’s participation in any national or regional waste exchange program, and information on the movement and exchange of materials and the effect on recycling, composting, and reuse rates in the state. The commission shall submit the report by December 1 of each even-numbered year as required by Section 5.178 (Biennial Reports)(b), Water Code.
Section 361.0219 — Office of Waste Exchange,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.361.htm#361.0219 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).