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Texas is a big and beautiful state and it's important we protect and conserve its natural resources for future generations. Across the state, Texans are finding fun, creative ways to do their part, and they're garnering impressive results. The following are excerpts of the most innovative, successful ideas submitted.

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Lisa B from Bryan

It takes 2 minutes for the hot water to reach the faucet in my bathroom. Instead of wasting the water, I place a watering can under the faucet and collect 2 gallons of water. I use it to water my plants or parts of the yard that need a little extra.

Linda S from San Antonio

We try to find creative ways to recycle our water and cola bottles. We've made bird feeders, plant stands, art projects for the kids and planters for new plants.

Tammy K from Kingsbury

I live in the country on a farm so recycling is a way of life. Water from sinks, tubs and the washing machine is drained outside to water the trees and only my toilets and dishwasher drain into the septic. Living on a farm which has been owned by family members for 4 generations has instilled a need to conserve, reuse, recycle and repurpose many things from scrape metal to cardboard boxes. 

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