Take Care of Texas

All Texans have a part to play in preserving our exceptional quality of life.

Take Care of Texas is a statewide campaign from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality that provides helpful information on Texas’ successes in environmental protection and encourages all Texans to help keep our air and water clean, conserve water and energy, reduce waste, and save a little money in the process!

Thank you for doing your part to Take Care of Texas. And, remember—Texas has clean air, rivers, lakes, and bays, so get outdoors and enjoy them!

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Take The Pledge

Take th e Pledge and we will send you a FREE Texas Parks & Wildlife "Texas State Parks: Official Guide" and a FREE sticker!


News You Can Use Newsletter

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Take Care of Texas License Plate

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Is It Illegal to Pick Bluebonnets?

Find out if there's any truth to the rumor. ...

One Insanely Easy Way to Save Water

Learn the secret to major water savings. ...

Engage Students in Bike to School Day

Reduce Air Emissions, get fit, and learn about your neighborhood all by walking or biking to school. ...

It's Time to Find and Fix Leaks

Fix a Leak Week raises awareness about water waste. ...

Get Inspired to Do Your Part

Find out what your fellow Texans are doing! ...

Stop Texas Invaders

Certain species can cause economic and environmental harm. ...

Travel for Work the Green Way

The pace of business keeps us all moving, sometimes overnight and over long distances....

Six Big Winners Across Texas

Check out these creative videos from Texas students. ...

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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