The expression “Butterfly Effect” comes from the notion that the fluttering of a butterfly’s wing may set off unnoticed currents of air that can ultimately build up, through a chain reaction, into a large storm. What might appear to be an essentially meaningless action can produce a large cu…

Homeowners in Dunwoody have an improved way to ventilate their attics and simultaneously slash their electricity bills while helping the environment and conserving water. With a solar electric-powered roof vent, your attic can be properly vented while keeping your power bill lower. When you …

As Dunwoody enters the height of summer, the time has come to make sure our yards and gardens are habitable for not only ourselves, but the plants and animals that live with us. The city of Dunwoody has deemed July “My Own Backyard” month, which focuses on maintaining the ecosystem and yards…

Last Saturday, in the neighborhoods of Kings Down and North Springs, off Chamblee Dunwoody Road, neighbors waved cheerfully as a crew of six hearty souls embarked on the first Volunteer Storm Drain Marking Project in the city of Dunwoody.

After all the wrappings are off and the boxes are opened, what can be saved to recycle?

November is Recycling Month and in Dunwoody we have two great new opportunities to make recycling easy and affordable.

Dunwoody has been on the move this past week. The first Wednesday of every month is Walk to School Day at Dunwoody elementary schools and the Dunwoody Sunday Cycle bike ride is the first Sunday of every month. Both events are an enjoyable way to enjoy the streets of Dunwoody from a different…

When the city of Dunwoody was founded in December of 2008, the city council went to work to set up ordinances, codes and guidelines needed to run our city. Among the myriad of decisions that were made, a stream buffer criteria was established for a 75-foot strip of vegetation to be maintaine…

Chesnut Elementary School has greatly expanded its paper recycling. The school has added cans and plastics numbered one through seven to the mix and the students are excited. Asked for their ideas on being involved in the program, here is what two students said:

The city of Dunwoody recently made a new commitment to protect and preserve Georgia’s environment by joining the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Sustainability Division’s Partnership for a Sustainable Georgia. Over the next three years, the city of Dunwoody has committed to: