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How much do you think Texans recycle?
Check out this do-it-yourself project to learn how to build your own rain barrel.
Kids, check out this post to learn about saving rainwater
Check out this post for fun and easy ways that young people can make a difference!
Indoor water costs are 50 to 70 percent of your monthly water bill.
You can have a healthier yard, save money and water, and reduce the need for pesticides.
Just a couple of upgrades could help you save big on your pool costs.
Maintain a beautiful landscape you can enjoy all summer.
How about spending some time as a family protecting the environment?

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