Take Care of Texas

All Texans have a part to play in preserving our exceptional quality of life.

Take Care of Texas is a statewide campaign from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality that provides helpful information on Texas’ successes in environmental protection and encourages all Texans to help keep our air and water clean, conserve water and energy, reduce waste, and save a little money in the process!

Thank you for doing your part to Take Care of Texas. And, remember—Texas has clean air, rivers, lakes, and bays, so get outdoors and enjoy them!

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Take th e Pledge and we will send you a FREE Texas Parks & Wildlife "Texas State Parks: Official Guide" and a FREE sticker!

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The Future of Environmental Jobs and How to Land One

What will the future of environmental jobs look like and how should we prepare for them? ...

Some Things you Might Not Know About Replacing Toilet Guts

Replacing toilet parts is a great way to save water, but what you don’t know can cause you trouble and cost you time and money. ...

Save The Date: 2021 Take Care of Texas Art Contest

Make a plan to enter your kids' artwork in the 2021 Take Care of Texas Kids Art Contest. ...

STEM Day Spotlight: Ramiro Garcia, Jr.

To celebrate STEM Day, November 8, 2020, we highlight the career of TCEQ Deputy Executive Director Ramiro Garcia. ...

STEM Day Spotlight: L'Oreal Stepney

To celebrate National Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Day, Take Care of Texas is highlighting the career of two Texas Commission ...

10+ Tips for a Sustainable Thanksgiving

Everything is bigger in Texas, including our Thanksgiving celebrations!...

Gift-Giving Gone Green

The holiday shopping season is here again....

Increasing Resilience to Natural Disasters in Texas

In Texas, we are no strangers to natural disasters....

How Texans Are Doing Their Part

I use a rain barrel to collect rainwater for watering my outdoor plants; its better for the plants and easier on my water bill. Sometimes I even use the rainwater to wash my dog!

- CYNTHIA R. RICHARDSON

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