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To celebrate National Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Day, Take Care of Texas is highlighting the career of two Texas Commission on Environmental Quality staff members who have made outstanding contributions to environmental quality: Ramiro Garcia, Jr. and L’Oreal...

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 is the biannual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. This is a day to educate the public about the dangers that improper drug disposal poses to people and environment. The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day...

Taking care of your septic system is good for the environment and your wallet!

Chances are you’ve heard of rainwater harvesting here in Texas. This process has been more than just a drop in the bucket with the savings and environmental benefits it provides to Texans across the state. But how much do your...

The second part blog post aims to teach about what else you can find in bottled water, as well as helpful eco-alternatives to be more conservative with both water and waste.

No matter where you’re from in Texas, bottled water can be beneficial—but what constitutes as bottled water and where does it come from?

Take Care of Texas now has a flyer you can order to spread awareness about keeping plumbing free of fats, oils, and grease. Go to our Publications page to order free copies of this two-sided English/Spanish flyer, or download a...

We’ll guide you through the safest and best practices for fertilizing your lawn.

Some commercial landscaping options can have negative effects on groundwater and wildlife.

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