"What is sustainability? In its simplest terms, sustainability means being wise with our resources while working to enhance both our environment and our economy.
The City of El Paso Sustainability Office was established in 2007 to develop, coordinate, and support city-wide sustainability goals and initiatives. The office helps foster a culture of sustainability by providing presentations on how you can lead a more sustainable lifestyle and by connecting you with local businesses and organizations that specialize in sustainable enterprises.
El Paso’s strategic vision for sustainability is captured in the following statement:
El Paso’s mission statement for achieving sustainability is:
Ultimately, we are looking to efficiently preserve our resources while saving taxpayer dollars.
Examples of how we are pursuing this concept include: