At Benton County, we strive to develop and promote sustainable practices within our governmental operations. These practices consist of reducing operational cost, decreasing waste, and enhancing the wellbeing and health of county employees. In our community, we are working with residents and businesses to foster a more sustainable and resilient community. To learn more, explore our County's Sustainability Program's website and learn about practical tips and links to community programs that can help you reach your sustainability goals and make Benton County an enjoyable place to live, work and play.
What does Sustainability mean at Benton County:
At Benton County, sustainability signifies a governmental responsibility to simultaneously meet the county’s economic, environmental, and social needs. This is accomplished by utilizing a management system which preserves and protects our natural resources at a rate and in a manner that enables individuals to meet their current needs and similarly preserve resources for future generations.