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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Take The Pledge



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Video Contest Accepting Entries

6th - 12th graders can win scholarships or GoPro camera packages. ...

Top Ten Fuel Economy Myths

Do you know the truth about gas mileage? ...

Educator Email List

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

What You Should Know About Insulation

Properly insulating your home will reduce your energy bill and make your home more comfortable. ...

Become a Proud Partner

Show your commitment to protecting the Texas environment. ...

Slay Energy Vampires in Your Home

Find out which electronics and appliances could be sucking your wallet dry. ...

Become an Eco-Friendly Reader

Celebrate National Book Month with eco-friendly tips. ...

Volunteer for National Public Lands Day

Get outdoors, get involved, get dirty—and have fun! ...

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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