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!

Do your part

Do Your Part

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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License Plate

Hands-on Activities for Your Class

Help your students learn critical thinking skills with these fun activities. ...

Free Activity Book for Kids

Fun and free? Get this coloring and activity book and help young people learn how to Take Care of Texas. ...

Commute Solutions

Help your workforce reduce traffic congestion, mitigate air pollution, and relieve stress while they Take Care of Texas. ...

June 2 is Free Fishing Day

Fishing is a fun, affordable way for family and friends to spend time together outside. ...

Electronics Recycling Tips

Take Care of Texas by disposing of electronics responsibly. ...

Summer Travel Guide

Tips to Take Care of Texas during your summer adventures! ...

ENERGY STAR Tax Free Shopping

This weekend, save on ENERGY STAR appliances! ...

Texas Environmental Excellence Awards

Celebrating the bold efforts of Texans to preserve and protect the Texas 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!


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