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State Resources

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is the main environmental enforcement agency in the state. Texas closely follows federal environmental regulations.

Compliance Considerations

The following links provide Texas specific guidance and fact sheets for environmental compliance within the state.

Air – TCEQ air program page

Automotive – Automotive Recyclers Association TX specific fact sheets on auto related environmental topics

Electronic Waste – TCEQ Electronics Recycling and Waste Reduction

Enforcement – TCEQ Office of Compliance and Enforcement

Hazardous Waste – TCEQ industrial and hazardous waste program page

Petroleum Storage Tanks – TCEQ requirements for petroleum storage tanks

Recycling – TCEQ recycling incentives for businesses

Resources for Business – TCEQ list of compliance resources

TexasEnviroHelp – TCEQ small business and local government assistance with environmental regulations

Universal Waste – TCEQ universal waste management page

Waste Reduction  – TCEQ Waste Reduction Policy Act

Water  – TCEQ water program page

Sustainability and Reducing Compliance Risk

Composting – TCEQ composting page

Environmental Excellence - Texas Environmental Excellence Awards

The state resources provide retail-relevant state regulatory information and resources. The State Matrices page has more detailed information on variations in key state regulations such as hazardous waste, consumer bag legislation, e-waste and more.