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The Truth About Turning Your Compost Pile

Compost Pile

If we composted many of the things we throw away, such as kitchen scraps and landscape debris, we could divert up to 28% of the trash currently going into landfills. Plus, compost is a great way to provide nutrients for your garden and yard. But to have healthy, usable compost, you must turn your pile. Check out our blog to explore why and how to perform this task.

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Announcing the 2019 Kids Art Contest Winners

Kids Art Contest Winners

A big thank you to all the teachers and students that participated in the Take Care of Texas Kids Art Contest. Every year it is extremely difficult to select just 16 winners from such creative artwork. We hope you'll find these pieces as inspiring as we did. The prizes—a Samsung laptop and Samsung tablets—were made possible through a contribution from Samsung Austin Semiconductor.

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How Smart Communities are Protecting Texas

Plano, Texas Smart City

How and where we build our communities can affect our everyday lives—our homes, health, schools, commute times, economy, and natural environment. This impact can last for generations. Visit our blog to learn how communities in Texas and across the United States are changing the way they build.

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