Paint Recycling Event

On April 21, the Dunwoody Nature Center and the city’s Earth Day Paint Recycling Event takes place Sfrom 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For a fee of $1 per gallon, residents can drop off any unwanted paint at the Nature Center, 5343 Roberts Drive, to help promote healthier air and water quality.

Call the Dunwoody Nature Center at 770-394-3322 with any questions.… Read More »

DeKalb Recycling Exchange Event 4/21 in Brookhaven

The DeKalb County Sanitation Division will host a series of recycling roll cart exchange events throughout the county.  

Starting next month, subscribers will have the opportunity to complete the exchange process by trading in their 18-gallon recycling bin for a complimentary 35-gallon recycling roll cart, or upgrading to a 65-gallon recycling cart for a one-time $15 prepaid fee.… Read More »

Dunwoody Electronics Recycling Event: Sunday, November 13th at 1pm

The City of Dunwoody will host an Electronics Recycling Event, Sunday, November 13th 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at St. Luke’s Presbyterian Church (1978 Mount Vernon Rd, Dunwoody.) Pre-Registration Required on or before November 11th by emailing Andrew Russell at

Items Accepted at No Charge

  •  Computers
  •  Computer accessories
  •  CRT monitors 
  •  CRT televisions 
  •  Console/plasma/projection TVs 
  •  Printers
  •  Fax machines
  •  Circuit boards
  •  Copiers
  •  Phones/cell phones
  •  Stereos/VCR/CD-players
  •  Networking equipment
  •  Speakers
  •  Loose Batteries
  •  Small household appliances

 Items Not Accepted 

  •  Household large appliances
  •  Mercury-containing devices
  •  Freon-containing devices
  •  Bare lead glass tubes
  •  Florescent tubes
  •  Liquids of any kind
  •  Air conditioners 
  •  Smoke detectors

 Light bulbs… Read More »

Electronics and Hazardous Waste + Recycling Event

Saturday, November 8: Annual Recycling Event

Recycle your household hazardous waste and electronics. Residents can also dispose of expired pharmaceuticals and shred documents!

The event is hosted at Georgia Perimeter College, 2101 Womack Road, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. The event is open to Dunwoody residents only.

Click here for more information and a list of accepted items.Read More »

Electronics Recycling

Girl Scout Troop 10571 will be collecting electronics to be recycled as part of a Earth Day Community Service Event. Electronics can be dropped off outside the garage of: 1840 Trumbull Dr. between now and April 20th. The girls will deliver the electronics to IMS Electronics in Lilburn, GA during their Earth Day Fair on April 20th.… Read More »

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DeKalb Recycling may now be free but its a hassle to get new blue bags!

First of all there are still some people confused about recycle pick up day….here’s the scoop:

Two in One Recycling Pick-up
The pick up day for both Blue Box and Yard Waste Recycling is the same day as your yard waste day!

I’ve heard from several upset recyclers that now if you want the cheap blue recycle bags from DeKalb County you can still get them but you must pick them up in Decatur UGH!:

DeKalb Curbside Recycling – Order Additional Blue Recycling Bags
An additional box of blue bags (100 count) is available for $15.00.Read More »

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DeKalb Holiday Recycle Schedule

There will be no collection service on Tuesday, Jan. 1. Collection services for Tuesday, Jan. 1 will be moved to Wednesday, Jan. 2 with the regular garbage collection schedule resuming on Thursday, Jan. 3. Yard waste and blue box recycling will be delayed one day through Friday, Jan. 4.

From a press release by DeKalb County’s Department of Communications.

Metal Recycling-Time for Spring Cleaning, It’s All for a Good Cause

Get rid of broken barbecue grills, filing cabinets, appliances – and help a Peachtree Corners church raise funds for a youth mission trip.

Clean out your garages and basements and bring any unwanted metal items to the Peachtree Corners Baptist Church for recycling. Funds from recycling efforts benefit the church high school choir.

This is the time of the year many homeowners look around and start thinging about tacking the annual chore of spring cleaning.… Read More »

Green Products EXPO 11/13

The Green EXPO will feature local green businesses demonstrating eco-friendly products and services.

Join Commissioner Kathie Gannon and the Green Commission for a fun filled day as we continue to build a sustainable DeKalb.

Saturday, November 13, 2010

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
This event is free with door prizes and much much more
Georgia Perimeter College-Clarkston
555 North Indian Creek Drive
Clarkston, GA 30021
(Parking lots off of Memorial College Drive)

Pre-register for the Neighborhood Summit by emailing

There will be a document shredder on site for the public.… Read More »

FREE Electronics Recycling Event! – 12/4

FREE Electronics Recycling Event!
Saturday, December 4th
Drop-off at Dunwoody Elementary School

Bring in your old electronics to be recycled. 
Open to the public.  Tell your friends!
Please see attached flier for items accepted.
Note there is a charge of $10 for TVs.

Let’s do our part to keep these hazardous materials out of our landfills.… Read More »

Special Day to recycle HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE –Oct 2

There will be a recycle day for unwanted cleaning supplies, pesticides, paints, solvents, home wastes (i.e. aerosols) and hobby materials for free disposal on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010. Location; DeKalb County Transfer Station, 3720 Leroy Scott Drive, Decatur, GA 30030.

Call for further info. at Keep DeKalb Beautiful office, 404-371-2654 or

Please get this word out.… Read More »