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2019 Art Contest Winner

2019 Kids Art Contest Winner

Mira Patel, a 5th grade student at Madden Elementary School in Richmond, was selected as this year's grand prize winner. She wins a Samsung laptop and an invitation to the Texas Environmental Excellence Awards banquet during the Environmental Trade Fair and Conference in Austin. Fifteen regional winners, selected from each of the TCEQ regional offices, also win Samsung tablets. See all the winning artwork


Paper Mound

Schools can be a hotbed for accumulating waste. Every year parents, teachers, and students purchase new supplies, lose old ones, and throw away tons of school materials. This creates waste and results in unnecessary expenses. But we can make a difference if we all pay a little more attention to reducing our waste. Keep reading to learn about resources and tips to reduce waste at school.

Make The Great Outdoors Your Classroom

Petting A Frog

To teach students about the importance of our outdoor environment and how to take care of Texas, you need access to appealing and informative curriculum. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of education tools and resources for you to engage your students in learning about the outdoors, conservation, green living, and more.

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Kids Biking

Vehicles emit a variety of air pollutants. But when families decide to lace up their sneakers or strap on their bike helmets instead of driving, they can help reduce automobile emissions. If you’re looking for ways to reduce emissions, encourage your students to participate in National Bike to School Day.

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Pledge to Take Care of Texas for a Chance to Win

Pledge Contest

Pledging to Take Care of Texas is its own reward. But if you do it on or before April 24th, you'll also have a chance to win a $100 gift card provided by H-E-B. Just complete and submit the pledge form and select "Contest" in the "How did you hear about us?" field.

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