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Take Care of Texas Video Contest

The Take Care of Texas Video Contest is now accepting entries! The contest is a fun way for 6th - 12th graders to learn about the environment and teach others how to take care of it. Plus, there are amazing prizes provided by Waste Management of Texas, Inc.—up to $2,500 in scholarships and GoPro Camera Packages! To enter, participants create a 30-second video that shows positive ways to Take Care of Texas. Entries are due by Dec. 14.

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How to Avoid Costly Septic System Repairs


SepticSmart Week is an annual event focused on helping people learn about the proper care and maintenance of their septic systems. Taking care of your septic system is not only good for the environment, it could save you a lot of money. Malfunctioning systems can cost anywhere from $3,000 to $7,000 to repair or replace, compared to maintenance costs which are only $250 to $500. Read on to learn how to be SepticSmart.

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It’s Here, Your Ultimate Guide to Xeriscape™ Landscaping

Xeriscape Landscape

As water conservation becomes increasingly important, you may be interested in learning how you can use less water in your own yard. One popular trend you have likely heard of is Xeriscape landscaping. When you hear “Xeriscape” you may think of just cactus and rock gardens. And while many people enjoy that style, don’t worry—if you prefer a green, cool yard full of beautiful plants, you can still save water. Learn how to create your own water-efficient oasis.

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Get Your Free Publications for National Night Out

Free Publications

National Night Out, celebrated the first Tuesday in October, promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie. Are you organizing or attending a block party, cookout, or other fun activity in your area for NNO? Let us help! We'll send you FREE materials to give away that help kids and adults learn how to Take Care of Texas. Order your publications today to make sure they arrive in time.

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