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

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Take The Pledge

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Do your part

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Order Your Plate

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Interactive Activities for the Classroom

Fun, free resources that students will enjoy! ...

What’s More Efficient than ENERGY STAR?

ENERGY STAR is a well-known symbol of energy efficiency. Now you can save even more. ...

Rainwater Harvesting Poll

Take the poll for a chance to win a Samsung tablet, provided by H-E-B! ...

Burn Locally This Winter

Use locally sourced firewood for winter heating. ...

Green Your Office Gathering

The holiday season has officially arrived, which means it's time to gather with family, friends, and coworkers....

Make Your Local Government More Energy Efficient

Get assistance with making energy efficient improvements. ...

Holiday Kitchen Hacks to Save Energy

Prepare an energy efficient holiday feast! ...

Environmental Videos for Your Class

Free videos to help students learn about the environment. ...

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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