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AT DON’T MESS WITH TEXAS®, WE THINK ANYTHING THAT HAS TO DO WITH CLEANING UP TEXAS ROADS IS WORTH TALKING ABOUT.

Whether we’re announcing the latest scholarship winner, applauding universities across the state for cleaning up their campuses, or snapping a photo with our favorite trash can, you can bet you’re going to hear about it.


07.24.17

Scholarship Winners Announced In 2017 Don’t Mess With Texas® Scholarship Contest

Contest rewards high school seniors for creative litter prevention efforts.

11.17.16

Unique ‘Don’t Mess With Texas’ Commemorative Coin Makes Great Gift That Continues Important Anti-Litter Message

As Texas population booms, collectible coins help offset costs of statewide litter pickup.

05.26.16

TxDOT, Keep Texas Beautiful Announce Winners of Don’t mess with Texas® Elementary School Art Contest

Students’ winning artwork to be featured in 2017 litter-prevention calendar.

05.19.16

Three Texas High School Students Win Don’t mess with Texas® College Scholarships

High school seniors recognized for their work promoting litter-free communities.

04.09.16

Don’t Mess With Texas® Celebrates 30Th Anniversary With Trash & Treasure Hunt

Cleanup participants can win prizes for helping keep state litter-free.

04.06.16

Txdot Celebrates 30Th Anniversary Of Iconic ‘Don’t Mess With Texas’ Campaign With Challenge To Texas Youth

Saturday’s annual trash-off event recruits Boy Scouts, volunteers to keep Texas clean.

02.02.16

Registration now open for the 2016 Great American Cleanup and Don’t mess with Texas® Trash-Off

Texans are invited to join the nation’s largest community improvement program by hosting a local event.

06.23.15

Three Texas High School Students Win Don’t mess with Texas® College Scholarships

High school seniors honored for their work promoting litter-free communities among peers

04.29.15

TxDOT Illustrates How Small Trash Adds Up to Big, Expensive Mess on Texas Highways

To help raise awareness, agency enlists help of Executive Director and Willie Nelson to spread litter-prevention message.