Texas is known for big everything; from hair to barbecues, cowboys hats to boots, cars to football teams. You name it and Texas is sure to have the biggest. Being the best and the biggest doesn’t stop at possessions, Texans take pride in the beauty of their state and Don’t Mess With Texas Day is all about keeping the best state in the country looking its best. Don’t Mess With Texas Day is the single largest one day clean up event in the state of Texas and is also the nation’s largest community improvement program.
Participate in keeping Texas clean and Beautiful! Texans who participate in Don’t Mess With Texas Day are showing that they take pride in the environment and the cleanliness of their state. Those who participate in Don’t Mess With Texas Day will receive trash bags, volunteer giveaways, promotional items and more. This gives citizens of all ages a chance to get involved in cleaning up roadside areas that may need extra attention when it comes to garbage and other debris getting left on the ground. Texans who participate in Don’t Mess With Texas Day not only contribute to cleaning up their local areas, parks and other places, but they gain a new appreciation for the effort that is required to keep our state looking clean and picking up the trash that others leave behind.
Don’t Mess With Texas Day impacts our entire state! The entire state of Texas takes part in Don’t Mess With Texas Day, not only certain communities or areas. Don’t Mess With Texas Day has grown to over 235 events across the entire state. This number continues to grow each and every year, making Texas still the largest community improvement program in the United States of America. The number of volunteers and participants is now over 30,000 and also continues to grow each and every year. Citizens encourage their neighbors, friends, family, teachers and coworkers to get involved. Not only are local parks and recreational areas cleaned up, but over 4,000 miles of Texas highways are cleaned and cleared, leaving are state looking as beautiful as ever. If you think that the amount of litter in your neighborhood isn’t that bad, consider that last year Don’t Mess With Texas Day collected a total of 1.4 million pounds of litter! Help keep Texas clean and the best state around by getting involved with Don’t Mess With Texas Day. Contact Texas Heritage Protection to find out how to get involved today.