Monday, October 17, 2016

Dunwoody Accepting 2016 Sustainable Hero Award Nominations

Dunwoody invites the community to recommend deserving citizens and businesses for the annual Sustainable Hero award recognizing area leaders for innovative sustainable practices and developments.

Dunwoody, GA – October 17, 2016 – The City of Dunwoody invites citizens and community members to nominate deserving candidates for the 2016 Resident Sustainable Hero and Corporate Sustainable Hero awards. 

The 2016 Sustainable Hero Award is an annual campaign recognizing an individual city resident and a company or business located in Dunwoody for particular and commendable involvement and promotion of sustainable activities or programs.

The nomination period for the 2016 Sustainable Hero Award program begins October 14 and runs through December 16, 2016.  Interested residents and area businesses can participate in the nomination process by visiting the 2016 Sustainable Hero Award online nomination portal at

The 2016 Sustainable Hero Award online nomination portal at contains information on the program as well as citizen and business nomination criteria.  Nominated individuals must be residents of the City of Dunwoody and companies or businesses need to be licensed within the City of Dunwoody in order to be included in the selection process.

Established by the City of Dunwoody Sustainability Committee in 2010, the Sustainable Hero Award acknowledges an individual, group or business which has increased community engagement on a sustainability topic and inspired the community or its employees and peers to improve sustainable practices such as waste reduction, conservation, education or recycling efforts.

The award is based upon the key facets of the city’s vision for sustainability and promotes actions to achieve an attractive quality of life, a robust economy a thriving natural environment, healthy living, efficient government and an engaged and informed community.


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About the City of Dunwoody, Georgia

Dunwoody is located in metro Atlanta, in northern DeKalb County, Georgia and was officially incorporated as a city on December 1, 2008. The City of Dunwoody provides quality service to its citizens and supports the largest economic engine in the Southeast by planning in a careful and thoughtful manner. The City of Dunwoody is inventive, transparent and embraces responsible progress, tempered by the city’s rich history and strong desire to maintain a close and vibrant community atmosphere that values family life and the entrepreneurial spirit. The City of Dunwoody supports and nurtures a community dedicated to the preservation of family, education, religious institutions, and the environment.

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