“Green” Your Summer Reads

Constructing your summer reading list? Several of our Green Neighbors have brainstormed their favorite environmental books. Have a browse and see how you might like to “green” your summer reads. A Sand County Almanac (1949), by Aldo Leopold. Collection of essays about Wisconsin land and people’s connection to it. Silent Spring (1962), by Rachel Carson. […]
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Recycling in the DC Area – and other Resources

Hi all,  Our Resources Page has been updated, so check it out when you can. And as part of the latest resource we’ve put together, here is a flyer about recycling in the DC Area – what can you recycle – and where.  Hope you can make use of it! GNDC Flyer – Area recycling […]
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Night of the Environmentalists – Veggie Potluck & Outdoor Movie, Saturday, June 16 at 6:30 PM – 10 PM

My friend Max and I are finally fulfilling our New Year’s resolution: to throw a vegan/vegetarian (more vegan) potluck at my place. I’ve been vegetarian now for 25 years, and Max has been a vegan for eight, so this potluck is to celebrate and share the great, great recipes we’ve been tasting. But there’s more. […]
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Green Neighbors DC members are kicking the plastic straw habit. Here’s how.

Thanks to Lisa, a Green Neighbors member, we have decided to kick the plastic straw habit via the #refusethestraw campaign, and Lisa has made up a mini-flyer that you can hand out (or carry with you and just show) waiters, friends, etc as to why one should “refuse the straw.” document: no straw green neighbors […]
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Green Neighbors DC meets on Monday, April 16, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm, at Petworth Citizen

Green Neighbors will meet on Monday, April 16, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. We will meet in the Reading Room in the back of the Petworth Citizen, 829 Upshur Street NW . We will discuss plans for future events, including a possible film screening. Hope to see you there! Catherine —

2018 D.C. Solar Congress – a day of solar information, April 14th, 2018, at UDC

New Events 2018 D.C. Solar Congress Saturday April 14, 2018 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. UDC – David A. Clarke School of Law 4340 Connecticut Ave, NW Washington, DC 20008 RSVP today! AGENDA 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Doors open, registration (coffee & breakfast provided) 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Opening Remarks – Overview of […]
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Digging In: Garden Know-How with Local Expert Carol Herwig, April 9th, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Petworth, DC.

Just in time for your spring planting, come learn gardening techniques from master gardener and arborist Carol Herwig. Carol will share her insight about ecologically beneficial plants and how to create the garden you want. Monday, April 9, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Third floor of the Murrell Building, above Slim’s Diner, 4200 9th Street […]
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51st State Solar Co-op Information Session, March 28th, Takoma Park Community Center

March 28th, 51st State Solar Co-op Information Session. Learn about a new opportunity for low- and moderate-income D.C. residents to benefit from solar! The 51st State Solar Co-op is open to everyone across the District living in a single-family home. Income-qualified households may be eligible for grant funding to cover the costs of installing solar […]
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GNDC Meeting Notes from March 19, 2018

Green Neighbors meeting notes – 3/19/18 Attendees: Annette, David, Lisa, Catherine Planning for Gardening workshop with Carol Herwig Carol’s event will be on Monday, April 2 from 7pm to 8:30pm. It will be a workshop on in-ground gardening. Carol is planning to do a talk, possibly using a PowerPoint. She is not planning to do […]
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Green Neighbors DC will meet Monday, March 19th, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm, Petworth Library

Hi all, We’ll meet Monday, March 19th from 6:30 to 8:00 pm, at the Petworth Library, which is at 4200 Kansas Avenue NW.  The meeting room is downstairs in the conference room. We will be planning a spring event that we will announce once it is finalized. We are also looking for new members to […]
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GNDC Meeting, Monday, Feb. 26th, 6:30-8:00 pm.

Green Neighbors will meet on Monday, February 26, from 6:30 to 8:00. We will meet in the Petworth Library, 4200 Kansas Ave. NW, downstairs in the conference room. We will report on the Polar Bear Plunge and continue planning for a spring educational event.