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

Do Your Part

Take The Pledge

Texas State Park Guide

News You Can Use Newsletter

Do your part

Take Care of Texas License Plate

Order Your Plate

License Plate

What Do I Do With Used Batteries?

Learn what to do with your used batteries. ...

Challenge Kids and Teens to Make a Difference

Check out this collection of environmental service projects. ...

Dispose of Unused Medications this Month

Dispose of your old medications on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. ...

Scouts can Earn a Take Care of Texas Award

The patch and pin recognize Scouts that are doing their part to keep our state great. ...

Help Your Students Relate to Energy Conservation

Use this article to make energy conservation relevant to your students. ...

Pick Up After Your Pup to Keep Our Water Clean

Pet waste can affect water quality and health by carrying diseases into water. ...

Winners Announced for the Kids Art Contest!

Check out the inspiring art from students across Texas. ...

Surprising Recycling Facts – Plus Your Chance to Win

Learn about electronics recycling, and for a chance to win a $100 H-E-B gift card, tell us how you recycle. ...

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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