Visit The Rethink Arena to join the City of Austin in securing our sustainable future.  Learn about how the City is taking action in 40 areas – and what it means for you. 

What does it mean to rethink? 

  • It‚Äôs a mindset:¬† Let‚Äôs seek fresh solutions together.
  • It‚Äôs a challenge:¬† How can we do it better, smarter, greener?
  • It‚Äôs a call to action:¬† Let‚Äôs ensure Austin‚Äôs bright green future!

Now we need you!

Please join the City of Austin in making sustainability a priority – at home, at work, and all around town – in the choices you make every day.

Sustainability = People + Prosperity + Planet


The Rethink Arena | 10 Areas

At The Rethink Arena, you’ll get 40 great ideas for how to rethink and take fresh action, across 10 areas of sustainability.  Talk to City staff and get tons of great ideas and information.

Together we’re a greener city!

  • Green Economy & Innovation
  • Livability & Complete Neighborhoods
  • Mobility & Air Quality
  • Water Security
  • Ecosystems & Green Infrastructure
  • Zero Waste
  • Arts & Culture
  • Schools & Youth
  • Health & Safety

The Office of Sustainability works to ensure a bright, green, livable future for Austin. Our mission is to advance local sustainability and climate action by providing leadership and coordination for initiatives across the City organization and the Austin community.

Web:  |  Email: |  Facebook: Austin Sustainability  |  Phone:  311 or 974-2000, se habla Espanol.