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Every year, landfills take on more things we no longer need. Do your part to reduce, reuse, and recycle.
Looking for something educational and fun to do with kids over the holidays? Look no further! Our website has an interactive feature (see below) where kids can explore environmental topics. By clicking around on the different parts of the town,...
Learn how our state is planning to meet our growing water needs.
Doing a lot of driving during the holidays? Use these tips to save gas and decrease emissions.
Curious how much waste you’ve created or how much electricity and water you’ve used in your lifetime?
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Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas (TMMTX), home of the Toyota Tundra and Tacoma since 2002, does its part to Take Care of Texas every day. TMMTX is committed to sustainability and coexisting with the natural habitat, earning certification in 2015 by...
Over the winter holidays, we generate about 25 percent more waste.
Before you crank up the heat, check out these tips to stay warm and reduce your energy bill.
Your organization can apply to sponsor a summer intern through the Mickey Leland Environmental Internship Program.

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