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View this example from last year’s Take Care of Texas Video Contest to learn what this student did right.
How much do you think Texans recycle?
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Properly insulating your home will reduce your energy bill and make your home more comfortable.
Show your commitment to protecting the Texas environment.
Find out which electronics and appliances could be sucking your wallet dry.
Celebrate National Book Month with eco-friendly tips.
Get outdoors, get involved, get dirty—and have fun!
Fall is an ideal time to plant trees and shrubs in Texas.

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