Take Care of Texas

All Texans have a part to play in preserving our exceptional quality of life.

Take Care of Texas is a statewide campaign from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality that provides helpful information on Texas’ successes in environmental protection and encourages all Texans to help keep our air and water clean, conserve water and energy, reduce waste, and save a little money in the process!

Thank you for doing your part to Take Care of Texas. And, remember—Texas has clean air, rivers, lakes, and bays, so get outdoors and enjoy them!

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Take The Pledge

Take th e Pledge and we will send you a FREE Texas Parks & Wildlife "Texas State Parks: Official Guide" and a FREE sticker!


News You Can Use Newsletter

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Take Care of Texas License Plate

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Save Energy this Winter

Due to rising fuel prices, most households in the United States can expect higher heating costs this winter. ...

Educator Email List

Teachers and informal educators, sign up to get emails tailored just for you! ...

Tips for a Greener Break Room

Ideas to make your office break room environmentally friendly. ...

Video Contest Closes in Two Weeks

We're so excited about all the amazing submissions we've received for the ...

Conserve While You Rent

We've compiled ways you can conserve while live in dorm or apartment. ...

Office Waste Reduction Tips

Ways to reduce waste in your office. ...

Breathe Easy: Managing Your Indoor Air Quality

Learn tips on how to improve your indoor air quality. ...

How to Organize an Outdoor Beautification Event

Your office can organize a community event. ...

Simple Ways to Take Care of Texas

How Texans Are Doing Their Part

I use a rain barrel to collect rainwater for watering my outdoor plants; its better for the plants and easier on my water bill. Sometimes I even use the rainwater to wash my dog!


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