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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Proud Partner Spotlight: Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas

Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas (TMMTX), home of the Toyota Tundra and Tacoma since 2002, does its part to Take Care of Texas every day....

Is Wrapping Paper Recyclable?

Over the winter holidays, we generate about 25 percent more waste. ...

Get Lower Heating Costs without Sacrificing Comfort

Before you crank up the heat, check out these tips to stay warm and reduce your energy bill. ...

Sponsor a Summer Intern

Your organization can apply to sponsor a summer intern through the Mickey Leland Environmental Internship Program. ...

A Truly Texan Holiday Treat

Show up to your next holiday celebration with a truly Texan treat – Pecan Stuffed Jalapeños. ...

Five Essential Tips for Watering Trees Wisely

Learn how to provide enough water to keep your trees healthy, without wasting this precious resource. ...

Did You Know You Can Save Water by Mulching Trees?

Mulch is one of the best methods for keeping plants healthy and saving water. ...

Gratitude for Food: A Thanksgiving Feast is too Good to Waste

This Thanksgiving, show your appreciation for our bounty by throwing away less food. ...

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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