Archives: DMWT Partners


Buc-cee’s has partnered with Don’t mess with Texas on many programs including the Don’t mess with Texas Scholarship Contest and the Don’t mess with Texas K-12 Art Contest. With dozens of convenient locations state-wide, Buc-cee’s has become a Texas road trip institution. Since 1982, this gas station and convenience store has been the best place… Read more »

Austin City Limits Festival

The Austin City Limits Festival brings the hottest musical acts to Zilker Park in Austin every year. The ACL Festival allows the Don’t mess with Texas program to set up a booth as part of the Greening Program at the festival, as well as place the iconic blue, white and red trash barrels around the… Read more »

H-E-B/Central Market

For more than 100 years, H-E-B’s commitment and involvement in the community has been an important part of the way they do business. H-E-B/Central Market helped judge the Don’t mess with Texas Art Contest and donated prizes for the winners.

The Moody Foundation

Charitable foundations are uniquely positioned to take the long view, follow their principles instead of the prevailing trends, and pursue meaningful projects whose true value may only be apparent years or decades later. Founded by W.L. Moody, Jr. and Libbie Shearn Moody in 1942, the Moody Foundation works to make a difference in the lives… Read more »

iHeart Media and Buc-ee’s

In addition to helping Don’t mess with Texas spread a litter-prevention message, iHeart Media and Buc-ees are co-sponsors of the Don’t mess with Texas Scholarship, recognizing the achievements of high school seniors who demonstrate a leadership role in preventing litter in their schools and communities. A leading global media and entertainment company, iHeartMedia is committed… Read more »


Another Texas icon, San Antonio-based Whataburger, is partnering with Don’t mess with Texas to help keep our roads free of litter. With a die-hard fanbase and over 600 locations in Texas alone, Whataburger is sharing litter-prevention messaging on packaging and across the company’s social media channels to amplify the importance of having a litter-free state… Read more »

Texas Association of Student Councils

The Texas Association of Student Councils (TASC) is a non-profit organization serving high school and middle level student councils in Texas. Its purposes are to develop leadership abilities in students, promote democracy as a way of life, and establish and uphold high standards for local councils. Since 2008, the TASC has been a critical part… Read more »


With more than a thousand locations across Texas, local McDonald’s Owners are committed to putting litter in its place. Don’t mess with Texas thanks McDonald’s for placing litter prevention messaging on its packaging, in-kind donations of food and beverage coupons, and gift cards as prizes for the 30th Anniversary Trash & Treasure Hunt litter cleanup… Read more »


Built on a passion for the outdoors, Texas-based YETI has grown from producing tough, grizzly-proof coolers to a full line of coolers, drinkware, accessories, and gear coveted by serious outdoor enthusiasts, pros, tailgaters, and backyard barbecue kings. YETI is generously supported Don’t mess with Texas’s 30th Anniversary as the grand prize sponsor for Trash &… Read more »

Austin Wayne Self and AM Racing

Austin Wayne Self is a premier driver for AM Racing, competing in the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series (NGOTS) tour. Carving his name as a frequent contender in the NGOTS, he’s amassed 63 starts amongst a long list of racing accomplishments. Among other accolades, Self was declared the 2014 Automobile Racing Club of America… Read more »