Lights, Camera, Students Take Action!

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Video Contest Open   |   Backyard Park Blog   |   New Air Quality Resources   |   Wishcycling Blog   |   TCEQ Video Message   |   Conservation Feedback Survey

Now Open: 2020 Video Contest!

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The video contest is a fun and creative way for students in grades 6-12 to learn about protecting the environment.

Students film a 30-second video showcasing positive ways to Take Care of Texas. The student creators with the best videos can win scholarships or GoPro cameras, provided by Waste Management of Texas, Inc!

Help spread the word by sharing this contest and details with others!

Contest Opens September 15. Submission are due December 4, 2020.

Start Filming

Your Yard is a Texas Park

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If you’re feeling cooped up inside or missing some place wild and wonderful, this blog post offers some ways you can rediscover your surroundings in your own backyard.

Explore your Yard

New Online Resources for Kids

Sky's Air Quality Index

Teachers and parents now have a way to introduce air quality concepts to their students with our new TEKS-aligned air quality lesson plan designed for grades 3- 5. If we're being honest, it's a helpful resource for adults, too!

Students will be introduced to the basics of air quality and learn how to discover the current air quality in their area.

Plan Your Lessons

Are you a Wish-Cycler?

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We know the guilty feeling of throwing away something that might be recyclable. You want so badly to recycle that item because the thought of something that just might, maybe, possibly have a slight chance at being recycled is too much to resist.

Instead of sending it straight to the garbage, you make a wish and put it in your recycling bin...

Find Out

TCEQ: Our Work Has Not Stopped

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Although we aren’t in our offices, our work has not stopped.

No matter what area of the state you call home, TCEQ is here for you.

TCEQ is committed to protecting public health and the environment for all Texans — even during a pandemic, fires, or hurricanes.

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Take this Survey for a chance to win!

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We’re gathering information about how people have been caring for our environment during the pandemic. The information collected will guide future program content.

Please fill out this survey, and you will be entered for a chance to win a *$50 gift card provided by H-E-B (see survey contest rules).

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