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Take Care of Texas News You Can Use is a monthly e-newsletter with helpful information to keep our air and water clean, conserve energy and water, and reduce waste.


August 2016 

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August 2016 Newsletter


See other Newsletters:

  • August 2016  Win a Samsung Galaxy Tab4, Surprising Foods that Can Clog Your Drain

  • July 2016  Had enough of pesky mosquitoes? Why are dogs sniffing out mussels? What Would We Do During Another "Drought of Record"?

  • June 2016  Ten easy tips for renters │ New video for sharing │ Cool prizes │ Chance to share your opinion │ Why you should start composting now

  • May 2016  Six common crashes between bikes and cars, tax free shopping for ENERGY STAR, water quality success story, and award winners in Texas

  • April 2016  Ideas for celebrating Earth Day, safe prescription drug disposal, and public comment period open on draft water plan.

  • March 2016  Easy ways to find and fix leaks. Is it illegal to pick bluebonnets? Do you need to worry about Ozone?

  • February 2016  Surprising Recycling Information, Paid Internships for College Students, Share Your Love for Texas, and Grant Funds Available

  • January 2016  Easy Ways to Make a Difference, Chances to Win, Texas Rebate Guide, Surprising Air Leaks in Your Home

  • December 2015  Tips for a Green Holiday, Activities for Kids, Contest Winner, and More

  • November 2015  TX Recycles Day Contest, Arbor Day, Leaf Management

  • October 2015  Green Camping, Fall Planting & Vampire Power

  • September 2014  Burn Bans, Back to School Ideas, Input Sought on Recycling Study

  • August 2015  Summer Fuel Economy, Light Bulb Technology, and Teacher Resources

  • July 2015  Kevin Fowler PSAs, Smart Irrigation, and UV Safety

  • June 2015  New PSAs, Rising Reservoirs, and Dealing with Mosquitoes

  • May 2015  Keep Our Air Clean and Drinking Water Week

  • April 2015  Art contest winners, Earth Day, and food waste

  • March 2015  New license plate, spring gardening, and fix a leak week

  • February 2015  How to Recycle and Community Events

  • January 2015  Win H-E-B and Samsung Prizes

  • December 2014  Holiday Horticulture

  • November 2014  News You Can Use This Thanksgiving

  • October 2014  Going Green - There's an App for That

  • September 2014  Take Care of Texas This Football Season

  • August 2014  Back to School News

  • July 2014  Have a Safe Summer

  • June 2014  Get Help from the TCEQ

  • May 2014  Texas Environmental Excellence Award Winners

  • April 2014  Go WILD

  • March 2014 Newsletter  Hostile Hitchhikers

  • February 2014  Clean Texas Rivers

  • January 2014  Water-Wise for Winter

  • December 2013  Leaves -  an Underrated Resource

  • November 2013  Nonpoint Source Water Pollution

  • October 2013  Vampires, Ghosts, and Warts

  • September 2013  Cultivate Conservation this Fall

  • August 2013  Texas Air Quality

  • July 2013  Landscaping With Less Water

  • June 2013  Take Care of Texas PSA Now Playing across the Lone Star State

  • May 2013  TCEQ and TPWD Debut New Take Care of Texas PSA

  • April 2013  TCEQ announces 2013 Texas Environmental Excellence Award Winners

  • March 2013  Texas Hosts Gulf Coast Restoration Council Meeting

  • February 2013  Texas Leads the Way

  • January 2013  TCEQ Year in ReviewTexas Air Quality

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