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 The Pledge

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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News You Can Use Newsletter

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Take Care of Texas License Plate

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The Texas Trickle Journal: One Man’s Journey to Conserve Water

Reading my personal journal changing my habits will most certainly going to inspire you change yours too. ...

Texas Trickle vs Turn Off

What's the difference between practicing the Texas Trickle and just shutting off the faucet? ...


The WaterMyLawn website and app helps you customize your lawn irrigation. ...

What is the Texas Trickle?

I quick introduction to the Texas Trickle from Take Care of Texas. ...

July is Smart Irrigation Month

July is Smart Irrigation Month. Learn how what a licensed irrigator can do for you and how to find one. ...

National Mosquito Control Awareness Week

National Mosquito Control Awareness Week...

Eco-Coupons as Eco-Friendly Gifts

Do you remember those DIY coupons with redeemable activities or chores you made as gifts?...

Tend to Your Heart While Tending Your Yard

Gardening can soothe the soul. We have a yardcare guidebook to ensure your success. ...

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!


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