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Fayetteville abounds with opportunities to positively impact long-term community sustainability. If you have a passion for building environmental, economic, and social capital in Fayetteville, you'll fit right in with the many other residents who commit their time and energy to serving our City. 

City Resources for Sustainable Living



Composting


Learn more about the City's composting program, or start composting at home!


Recycle Something


Learn more about the City's Recycling and Trash program, what the City recycles, how to prepare your recyclables for collection, and more.

Whether you have curbside recycling service, live in an apartment complex, or own a business, there's a recycling program to suit your needs.

Leave Your Car at Home


Learn about Fayetteville's extensive bicycle and walking trails.
Check out the City's Transit System: all fares inside the City are free!

Volunteer


For volunteering opportunities with the City of Fayetteville and across the community, check out the regularly updated Fayetteville Give Pulse, a hub for volunteers and the organizations who need them. 

The City of Fayetteville offers a few ongoing volunteer opportunities, from dog-walking at the Fayetteville Animal shelter to offering assistance on the City's trails, or assisting with the removal of invasive species in natural areas.
Click here to learn more about volunteer opportunities. 

Sustainability Internships


If you're interested in becoming even more involved in the projects and programs offered by the City, you may be a good fit for an internship in the Sustainability Department. Find out more about internships by contacting the Sustainability Department at 479.575.8268 or by email. Previous Sustainability Department interns have gone on to great careers at the Chamber of Commerce, Washington County, and many City departments. We are always looking for motivated, curious, hard-working individuals to join the Sustainability team.