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Here's a reason to celebrate—over 18,500 people have pledged to "Take Care of Texas"! With your help, we can reach 20,000 by March 1! Help us reach 20,000 pledges for a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy Tab4, provided by...
Take the following steps to help cut down on the mosquito population: Empty or get rid of cans, buckets, bottles, old tires, empty pots, plant saucers, and other containers that hold water. Keep gutters clear of debris and standing water....
TCEQ is now accepting grant applications from schools statewide to retrofit eligible diesel-powered school buses with emissions-reduction technology. This grant opportunity is open to all public and charter schools in Texas that operate one or more diesel-powered school buses.A total...
February 2 is World Wetlands Day. It may come as a surprise to learn that Texas, often thought of as relatively dry, contains millions of acres of different types of wetlands across the state. Why are wetlands important? Historically, wetlands...
Cinco Electronics Recycling, in South Austin, is one of the more than 50 Take Care of Texas Proud Partners that have demonstrated their commitment to protecting the Texas environment. These corporations, governments, nonprofits, and others all across Texas have taken...
The publications page of the Take Care of Texas website has been enhanced with a virtual shopping cart. Simply select a publication, enter the desired quantity, and then add it to your cart. The best part of this shopping experience—it’s...
Kiowa Recycling Center, Booker In 2009, six high-school students in the small town of Booker, at the northern edge of the Panhandle, took it upon themselves to establish a recycling facility in their community. For small and rural communities, recycling...
Are you passionate about the environment? Ready to launch your career? Apply to the Mickey Leland Environmental Internship Program (MLEIP) at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality! Through this PAID, FULL-TIME, SUMMER INTERNSHIP program, undergraduate and graduate level college students...
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s Take Care of Texas program announced that Grammy-award winner Rick Trevino will join country music star Kevin Fowler as the voice of its successful radio and television public service announcements. Trevino’s announcements will be...
Dell Inc., Round Rock Most people know of Dell as one of the world’s largest computer manufacturers. But not everyone knows the company as a recycling trendsetter. Dell is a leader in reducing the need for raw materials in electronics...

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