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Start Composting in Your Workplace

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Composting food scraps in your office is a fun, easy way to Take Care of Texas by reducing landfill waste and making rich plant food at the same time. You can start composting with minimal equipment and some teamwork. Read the nitty-gritty details to begin your composting project.

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Video Contest in Full Swing

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The Take Care of Texas Video Contest is a chance for 6th-12th grade students to showcase their directing skills for a chance to win scholarships and prizes. Students are to create a 30-second video with a positive message about taking care of Texas’ environment.

Waste Management of Texas, Inc. will provide six prizes to the top winners. The top three videos from 9th-12th graders will receive scholarship funds of $2,500, $1,500, and $500. The top three 6th-8th grade winners will receive GoPro camera packages.

The deadline for contest entries is Dec. 14, 2018. Filmers should get started today!

Light Your Office with LED Technology

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Switching to LED lighting might be easier than you think. The state of LED technology makes it affordable and results in tremendous savings on costs and energy. Whether you are starting a new construction project or retrofitting an existing space, keep reading to explore your options to make the switch in your business.

Learn About the Switch

Recognize Environmental Excellence

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The TCEQ honors companies, organizations and individuals who achieve excellence in environmental protection and preservation with the annual Texas Environmental Excellence Awards.
Award categories include agriculture, civic/community, education, environmental educator of the year, individual, innovative operations/ management, technical/ technology, pollution prevention, water conservation, and youth. If you know of a great candidate for one of these categories, nominate them for an award.

The deadline for applications is Sept. 28, 2018.

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