Go Green for Halloween

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Halloween Photo Contest

Go Green for Halloween Crafty Photo Contest

Go green for Halloween this year! Post a photo of décor or a costume created out of upcycled materials on Facebook or Instagram for a chance to win a gift card!

To enter, tag three friends in your post and tag these accounts on your platform of choice:

One lucky Texan who shares their photo by November 2 will be selected at random to win a $100 gift card, provided by H-E-B. (Click here for official contest rules)

Photo Contest Rules

Scary Good Green Halloween Tricks

Green Halloween Tricks

It’s trick or treat season again! Just don’t get tricked into adding more trash to the landfill graveyards.

Instead, consider having an environmentally friendly Halloween.

Here are some simple tips to prevent trash and wasted energy, so you can treat yourself to a greener Halloween.

Green Halloween Tricks

You've Got Junk Mail Awareness Week

You've Got Junk Mail Awareness Week

Are you tired of the junk mail madness? How much paper is being wasted? What can you do about it?

According to research from the Center for Development of Recycling, each U.S. household receives around 40 pounds of junk mail annually

Learn how you can stop junk mail at home or the office.

Stop Junk Mail

Costumes for Video Contest Entry

Halloween Costume for Video Contest

Know any 6-12 graders who are dressing up for Halloween?

Encourage them to resurrect their Halloween costumes for a second use: the annual Take Care of Texas Video Contest!

All video submissions are due Dec. 4, 2020 by 11:59 p.m. Check out the official contest rules for more information.


Watch Videos

Children’s Health Month Resources

Take Care of Texas Publications

October is Children’s Health Month! We’re sharing this celebration as a reminder of how our environments impact the health of children.

Our educational resources offer fun ways to engage children in learning about the environment and how they can do their part to Take Care of Texas. Download or order copies of our FREE publications to use remotely or in-person. Our favorite publications for children include:

Here are a few additional resource website links with information related to children’s health and the environment:

Free Publications