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Two West Texas companies donate dumpsters to Ector County

West Tex Disposal and Basin Disposal got involved in efforts to stop illegal dumping in Ector County by donating 30-yard dumpsters.

ECTOR COUNTY, Texas —

Ector County is getting more help to combat illegal dumping. 

Two local companies, West Tex Disposal and Basin Disposalstepped up and donated 30-yard dumpsters. 

Officials say the containers are needed and will be used to help with the overflow of trash they're seeing from highway pickups. 

A 30-yard dumpster typically holds about 3.5-5 tons, or 7,000-10,000 pounds of garbage.