Prepping your Yard & PSA Video Contest Winners

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Newsletter Articles:

TCOT Video Contest Winners  |  VIDEO: How to Use Compost  |  VIDEO: Preparing your Irrigation System for Spring  |  New Year's Survey Results - Pt.2  |  Residential Recycling Programs in Texas  |  QUIZ: Rainwater Harvesting

VIDEOS: TCOT Video Contest Winners!

Take Care of Texas Video Contest Winners Photo Collage

Congratulations to the winners of the Take Care of Texas Video Contest! They worked hard and produced these wonderful, creative videos that help their fellow Texans learn how to protect our environment.

A big thank you to our contest partner, Waste Management of Texas, Inc., who provided the contest prizes!  Click the button below to see the winning videos.

Watch the Videos!

VIDEO: How to Use Compost

Composting Video

How do you know when compost is ready, and what is a gardener to do with all that wonderful stuff?

Check out our How to Use Compost blog post which features helpful resources and our Take Care of Texas by Composting and Mulching in your Backyard video!

Watch Here

VIDEO: Preparing Your Irrigation System for Spring

The winter months will end sooner than you expect, which means it will soon be time to turn your irrigation system back on. Texas water and your bank account are both worth protecting, so let’s dive into some ways you can restart your irrigation routine without wasting either.

Check out our blog post for more informaiton!

Irrigation Video

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New Year's Survey Results - Pt.2

Ask Us Your Questions

The second part of our survey results series dives into the analysis of your responses to the open-ended questions.

Take a look at New Year's Survey Results - Pt.2 to see what your fellow Texans said they would like to see more of and their thoughts on improving the News You Can Use newsletter.

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Residential Recycling Programs in Texas

We have included a quick reference list of the top 50 most-populated cities in Texas and links to their recycling programs.

Check out this resource list on the TCEQ website for more information on local recycling options in your city!


Click Here

QUIZ: Rainwater Harvesting

Rain Barrel

Chances are you’ve heard of rainwater harvesting here in Texas. This process has been more than just a drop in the bucket with the savings and environmental benefits it provides to Texans across the state. But how much do your really know about rainwater harvestingTake our quiz to test your knowledge on rainwater harvesting.

Access the quiz prize rules here. The prize window ends at 11:59 p.m. on 3/13/2020.

Once completed, enter your name and email for a chance to receive a Take Care of Texas swag bag!

Take the Quiz

Share Your Story

Share Your Story

We invite you to share your story on the ways you Take Care of Texas. Bragging is encouraged and you can upload a picture.

Share Here!

Proud Partners

New Proud Partner flyer

If your business, organization, or nonprofit isn't signed up as part of our Proud Partner Program - we encourage you to apply!

Apply Here!