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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Celebrate National Groundwater Awareness Week

National Groundwater Awareness Week is March 11-17. ...

EPA Accepting Grant Applications

Funds between $50,000 and $100,000 are available for environmental education. ...

How Do You Take Care of Texas?

Share your story with other Texans! ...

Water Efficient Toilet Poll

Are you interested in conserving water and saving money on your water bill?...

Educator Email List

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

Resolving Common Compost Issues

What should you do if something isn't quite right? ...

Much of Texas is in Drought

Check out the most recent map showing areas of drought in Texas. ...

When Your Tires Have Reached the End of the Road

Help your tires last as long as possible and then dispose of them responsibly. ...

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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