Sustainability is when social equity,

environmental health, and economic growth

are available for current generations

and protected for future generations.



We are currently accepting nominations for the 2018 round of Sustain the Rock awards. The Sustain the Rock Awards recognize businesses, non-profits, and individuals located in Little Rock who have made significant contributions to a more sustainable Little Rock. If you would like to nominate a worthy individual or business for the award, please review the 2018 Nominations Fact Sheet, available here.

You may send your nominations to Nominations must be in writing and should include a narrative describing the nominee, summarizing their achievements in sustainability, and detailing the reasons the nominee should be recognized. The narrative must include the contact information for the nominee. References and supporting documentation are welcomed and encouraged, and self-nominations are accepted.


The City of Little Rock has a mayoral appointed Sustainability Commission that works on a variety of sustainability projects. The Commission's meetings are open to the public. Learn more about this commission by visiting the Sustainability Commission webpage under the Mayor's Office. 


To keep up with all the sustainable happenings in Little Rock follow "Sustain Little Rock" on Facebook


The Sustainability Office is run by our Sustainability Officer, Melinda Glasgow. For 8 years she has been working to make Little Rock a more recycling friendly community, which has earned her the nickname "Recycling Guru." 

The Sustainability Officer is supported by the Recycling and Sustainability Educator, Tabitha Faith Mullins. Faith is a Little Rock native who recently graduated from Hendrix College with a degree in Biology; she is passionate about sustainability, public policy, and the City of Little Rock.

Contact us by phone at 501-371-4586 or by email at

Your City of Little Rock Sustainability Office is a part of the Public Works Department and is located at 701 W. Markham Street.