Take Care of Texas

Everyone's first step to Take Care of Texas is to learn about ways to get involved.

This website contains materials that range from general information about environmental programs to specific, step-by-step instructions that address common environmental situations.

Do Your Part! – Our animated house can show you ways to conserve water and energy, keep our air and water clean, reduce waste, and save money! It’s easy, give it a try.

Do your part

Do Your Part

Take The Pledge

Texas State Park Guide

News You Can Use Newsletter

Do your part

Take Care of Texas License Plate

Order Your Plate

License Plate

ENERGY STAR Tax Free Shopping

This weekend, save on ENERGY STAR appliances! ...

Texas Environmental Excellence Awards

Celebrating the bold efforts of Texans to preserve and protect the Texas environment. ...

New PSA from Country Music Star Cody Johnson

Johnson Encourages All Texans to Do Their Part. ...

Dip a Paddle in the Water

Enjoy the summer from the seat of a canoe or kayak. ...

It’s Teachers’ Day!

Learn about all the free resources that can make your life easier. ...

Finding a Green Office Space

Save money and conserve natural resources at work. ...

What Uses the Most Water in Your Home?

Toilets use a lot of water – learn tips to upgrade and flush out leaks. ...

What's Your Recycling Story?

Find out how your fellow Texans are recycling. ...

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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