Did You Know – DC has a TOOL LIBRARY?!

Need to borrow a keyhole saw? How about a paper shredder? Hedge trimmers, shovels, soil-testing kits, a ladder, wheelbarrows, some ….

GNDC sent in comments on DC/DOT plans for new streetlighting

In a response to a notice sent out by the International Dark Sky Association about DC’s Department of Transportation’s request for new streetlighting that would be actually brighter than standards and thus affect wildlife and humans alike, we did a poll of GNDC members to see whether we should officially send comments to DC City […]
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Streetlights and Birds – Testify on the 26th!

Hello from DarkSky.org, The DC Department of Transportation (DDOT) plans to replace all of the District’s 75,000 streetlights with new LED lights. While LEDs are more energy-efficient than older lights, DDOT’s plan calls for the use of new lights that are far too bright – much, much brighter than what is set out in national […]
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GNDC Meeting this Sunday, 6:00, Virtual!

Lots to catch up on with GNDC with our monthly meeting this Sunday at 6 pm, virtual.  Did you know, for instance that DC has a Tool library?! If interested in joining us, email us at this address, so we can send you the zoom link.  Thanks! So basic agenda: Introductions Old business:      Introduction of […]
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GNDC Meeting March 21st, 6 pm!

Just giving a heads-up about our next virtual meeting. Sunday, the 21st, 6 – 7:30 pm The rough agenda will include: Partner update (Annette, Fritz) Planning our first outdoor event (Abbie) Report on research on environmental justice and youth organizations with DC (Peter) Social Media update (Annette and Amelia) Popular education projects (David) Public, virtual […]
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GNDC is working on a tool-share! Virtual Meeting 6 pm Sunday, Nov 22nd.

For those who keep track, our GNDC meeting is a week later than normal due to a conflict and so as to follow up on some research leads regarding our new priority – creating community resilience via building community resources – starting with tool libraries. Tool libraries are so you can check out tools you […]
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Postponed! WTF Happened to Public Transportation?

& How We Get to a Green Transportation Future Next in our Seminar Series – a contribution to the discussion about national public transportation as well as in the Washington DC area – regarding what we’ve lost and how we could gain it back with a focus on sustainability. Leading discussants will include: Fritz Edler […]
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The GNDC Plastic Podcast, July 25th, 2 pm, Eastern.

Wind up Plastic-Free July by spending some time with us learning what is plastic, its impacts – good and bad – including on climate change, and how to fight plastic pollution throughout the year. Green Neighbors DC is doing its first podcast – live no less! July 25th, at 2 pm Eastern time. Due to […]
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July 8th, 7 pm, GNDC Webinar about Environmental Action in a Time of Social Crises

with guest speaker Andrew Moiseff, from the Sierra Club DC Chapter, speaking about the electrification of WMATA buses.

Plastic-Free July Starts Tomorrow!

Hey again. There’s a campaign that’s been growing yearly, which started in Australia, to make July Plastic-Free. https://www.plasticfreejuly.org/. Something we all should aim for when possible. We are talking mostly about single-use plastic here, especially, as some plastic is very necessary. For instance – IVs for COVID patients. But do we need plastic bags to […]
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