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

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.

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

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

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...

Everything is bigger in Texas, including our Thanksgiving celebrations! Unfortunately, Thanksgiving is a leading holiday for food waste and trash, higher energy usage, and other negative impacts on our local environment. Here are some environmental-friendly tips you can integrate with...

The holiday shopping season is here again. A time for perusing super deals, opening delivery boxes, wrapping up gifts, and figuring out when to take out all the holiday shopping related trash! This year’s shopping season looks a little different...

In Texas, we are no strangers to natural disasters. From hurricanes to wildfires, we’ve seen them all and know that they're a part of living in our beautiful and unpredictable state. However, Texans play a major role in preparing for...

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...

Fredrick Lacy is one of many at TCEQ who keeps the environment healthy for all of us. We’re celebrating Children’s Environmental Health Day by speaking with Fredrick and learning more about what he does to protect our air and environment.

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