Publications

Use the form at the bottom of this page to request free copies of the Take Care of Texas materials listed below. Quantities are limited and we cannot ship to a Post Office Box.  

Outreach Materials

Take Care of Texas Brochure (GI-430)

Everyday measures the public can take to help maintain environmental quality in Texas.
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Take Care of Texas: Keep Our Air Clean (GI-434)

Brochure that details improvements in Texas' air quality with tips for the public on how to help.
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Ozone: The Facts (GI-435)

General review of ozone as an air pollutant.
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Particulate Matter: The Facts (GI-274)

General review of air pollution in the form of particulate matter.
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Be Water Wise at Home (GI-370)

Handy tips for conserving water while saving money around the house.
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Dual-sided in English and Spanish.

When Less = More: Energy-Conservation Tips (GI-388)

Handy tips for conserving energy while saving money around the house.
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Dual-sided in English and Spanish.

Publication Holder (M-42)

Display the Be Water Wise at Home and the When Less = More: Energy-Conservation Tips brochures using these publication holders.

Saving Water Saves Money Bill Stuffer (GI-400)

Bill stuffer detailing ways to save money and water.
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Dual-sided in English and Spanish.

Texas Is Still in Drought Bill Stuffer (GI-436)

Bill Stuffer reminding Texans to conserve water.
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Dual-sided in English and Spanish.

Take Care of Texas License Plate Bill Stuffer (GI-444)

A bill stuffer (3.5” x 5.5”) in English and Spanish featuring recording artists Kevin Fowler and Rick Trevino promoting the Take Care of Texas license plate.
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Dual-sided in English and Spanish.

Texas School Recycling Guide (GI-30)

Technical guidance manual for administrators on reducing waste and starting a school recycling program. Includes tips for Texas schools.
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Limit five per order.

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Plug into Electronics Recycling (GI-423)

Use in mailouts or as a stand-alone handout to tell Texans how to recycle their old television and computer equipment.
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Plug into Electronics Recycling Publication Holder (M-43)

Display the Plug into Electronics Recycling brochure using this publication holder.

What Do I Do With It Now? A Quick Guide to Recycling Resources (GI-288)

A short guide to recycling information available through various resources.
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Limit ten per order.

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Landscape Materials

Take Care of Texas Guide to Yard Care (GI-28)

Helps you maintain a healthy yard, save money, and take care of our state's varied landscapes.
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Managing Lawn Problems in Texas, A Take Care of Texas Guide (GI-407)

Brief guide to choosing your turf, managing your lawn, and solving common lawn problems.
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Managing 10 Common Texas Yard Pests, A Take Care of Texas Guide (GI-405)

Learn environmentally friendly ways to get rid of these 10 common Texas yard pests.
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Mulching and Composting, A Take Care of Texas Guide (GI-36)

Quick tips to save money, time, and effort and help your community by mulching and composting.
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Landscape Irrigation, A Take Care of Texas Guide (GI-409)

Brief guide to developing a water-efficient landscape, including tips on using good water techniques and choosing irrigation systems.
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Rainwater Harvesting with Rain Barrels, A Take Care of Texas Guide (GI-383)

Learn how to construct a rain barrel and harvest rainwater in your own yard.
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Rainwater Harvesting (GI-404)

Homeowners and landowners can build simple or complex systems to capture, store and use rainwater to water their landscape plants.
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Environmental Education Materials

Environmental Education: Ideas and Resources, A Take Care of Texas Guide for Teachers (GI-79)

A catalog of educational resources for teachers, school administrators, parents, and anyone interested in environmental education.
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River and Sky's Lone Star Activity Book (GI-380)

Activity and coloring book for students in grades K-5. Dog mascots River and Sky help kids learn ways to care for the Texas environment.
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You Can Take Care of Texas, Too! (GI-379)

Poster (16 x 20 inches) for kids in grades K-2 featuring Take Care of Texas mascots River and Sky. Offers tips kids can use to help protect the environment.
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Dual-sided in English and Spanish.

Six Ways to Take Care of Texas Bookmark (GI-324)

A bookmark with tips reminding young Texans to keep our air and water clean and save energy and water.
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Dual-sided in English and Spanish.

Take Care of Texas Kid Sticker (M-37)

Vinyl sticker (3.5" square) with the Take Care of Texas message, featuring mascots River and Sky.

Water Recycles: The Complete Story (GI-403)

Color poster (18" x 22") that illustrates steps in the water cycle and several human activities that affect water. Back of poster has narrative information on water as well as activities and puzzles.
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Take Care of Texas Air Activity Poster (GI-437)

Educational poster showing how you can Take Care of Texas to improve environmental quality. Activities included on the back, such as a word search and a maze.
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A Guide to Freshwater Ecology (GI-34)

Manual to familiarize individuals with the freshwater environment.
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Field Guide to Water Education (GI-26)

A guide for use by instructors with students of all ages that includes an introduction to the water cycle, aquatic life, and water pollution, as well as lesson plans and handouts.
Download and print - Full Guide

Download and print - Student Handouts Only

Limit five per order.

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Stickers with the Take Care of Texas Logo

Take Care of Texas Oval Sticker (M-16)

Oval-shaped sticker (2.5" x 5") with the Take Care of Texas logo.

Take Care of Texas Bumper Sticker (M-53)

Bumper sticker (10" x 3") featuring the message Take Care of Texas: It's the only one we've got.

Take Care of Texas Sticker (M-17)

Texas-shaped sticker (4" x 4") with the Take Care of Texas logo.

Water Conservation Mirror Clings (M-38)

Vinyl static cling (4" square) with a water conservation message.

E-newsletter

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