Waste Not, Want Not

Pollution Prevention program aims to stop waste before it starts   Waste not, want not. As with most proverbs, the source of this little nugget is unknown, but regardless of its author, the maxim captures the intent of TCEQ’s Pollution Prevention program, aka P2. P2 came into being following legislation enacted by Texas lawmakers more … Continue reading Waste Not, Want Not

Alison Wenzel

Environmental education isn’t always elementary

How former MLEIP intern turned TCEQ staffer Alison Wenzel developed her love for the environment into a full-time career Growing up in Texas, Alison Wenzel learned to love the environment from a young age from her parents. Because her mom was an environmental educator and her dad is a lifelong outdoorsman, they often went camping, … Continue reading Environmental education isn’t always elementary

In time for Earth Day, here are the Texas 20

Happy Earth Day from TCEQ! Our Take Care of Texas program has curated a list of 20 ways you can help reduce waste, conserve water and energy, and keep our air and water clean. See the list here.   Take Care of Texas is a statewide campaign from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality that … Continue reading In time for Earth Day, here are the Texas 20