Do You Have Composting Questions?

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Compost Troubleshooting

Is something not quite right with your compost pile? Perhaps the materials are not breaking down or the pile is emitting a foul odor. Whether you are a beginner or have been composting for years, issues can occur from time to time. Luckily, many problems are easily resolved! Check out our infographic and article to learn simple fixes that will help you get your compost pile working properly.

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Water Savings Poll


Are you interested in conserving water and saving money on your water bill? Do you think you could benefit from upgrading to a more water efficient toilet? Share your opinions with your fellow Texans and learn what others around the state are doing. Answer a few simple questions in our reader poll.

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Exciting, Paid Internships for College Students

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The TCEQ is now accepting applications for the Mickey Leland Environmental Internship Program. An internship will help undergraduate and graduate students learn about environmental issues, build marketable skills, and gain professional experience. The MLEIP has a competitive application process—in 2017, over 600 students from across the nation applied.

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When Your Tires Have Reached the End of the Road

Test Your Tires

There are more than 15 million licensed drivers in the Lone Star State and 22 million registered vehicles. While cars and trucks are an essential part of the lives of many Texans, they can cause pollution and contribute to the waste stream. However, you can help by preserving the life of your tires and disposing of them properly once the tread is too low.

Take Care of Your Tires

Resources for Educators

Resources for Your Class

Educators, you can now receive our quarterly newsletter tailored specifically to your needs. This email will connect you with teaching resources from Take Care of Texas, as well other environmental education programs around the state and nation. We'll provide you with information about events, lesson plans, contests, and so much more!

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