Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 362.002
Policy and Purpose


The policy of the state is to safeguard the public health, general welfare, and physical property from solid waste pollution by encouraging the processing of solid waste for the purpose of extracting, converting to energy, or otherwise separating and preparing solid waste for reuse.


It is the policy of the state that the processing of solid waste for reuse is essential to the well-being and survival of state inhabitants and the protection of the environment. That processing will conserve and develop state natural resources, within the meaning of Article XVI, Section 59(a), of the Texas Constitution by preventing further damage to the environment.
Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.

Source: Section 362.002 — Policy and Purpose, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­362.­htm#362.­002 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

§ 362.002’s source at texas​.gov