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.

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Foreign Invaders in Texas Lakes

How zebra mussels are spreading across Texas. ...

Beat the Heat

What’s the secret to enjoying the outdoors during the Texas summers? ...

Stay Cool When It’s Hot

Six summer AC tips to save green while you keep your home cool. ...

Reducing Roadside Litter

Avoid littering on your upcoming summer road trip. ...

What Do Food Labels Mean?

Clear up the confusion about eco-friendly food labels. ...

Kids Learn About Rain Barrels

Kids, check out this post to learn about saving rainwater ...

Kids and Teens Can Take Care of Texas Too

Check out this post for fun and easy ways that young people can make a difference! ...

Five Tips to Conserve Water

Indoor water costs are 50 to 70 percent of your monthly water bill. ...

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!

- CYNTHIA R. RICHARDSON

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