No December GNDC Meeting

The core group won’t overlap one single day in there!  But we’re finalizing the date for January’s meeting, and we’ll have a guest speaker!  Info coming.

GNDC provides Small Electronics Recycling

If you have small electronics, and prefer a leisurely neighborhood walk instead of driving to Fort Totten, one of our members is now offering front porch electronics drop-off. Annette is renovating her house, and often drives by Fort Totten on her way to Community Forklift.  She is more than happy to take small electronics, even […]
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Be a Plogger in DC!

by David Schwartzman, GNDC What is Plogging? “Plogging is a combination of jogging with picking up litter (Swedish: plocka upp). It started as an organized activity in Sweden around2016 and spread to other countries in 2018, following increased concern about plastic pollution. As a workout, it provides variation in body movements by adding bending, squatting and stretching to the main action of running.” (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plogging) %5B…%5D
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Parents and Kids Page!

Hey all, we’ve just created our Parents & Kids Page, which starts off with a great set of ways parents can help ensure that their kids have green, healthy schoolyards, via the Green schoolyards website hub. They really lay out potential steps.  We’re putting in some other Parent resources as well. We also added in […]
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Green Neighbors DC (GNDC) Meeting, Nov. 12th, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, the Reading Room in Petworth, DC.

Green Neighbors DC (GNDC) Monthly Meeting!  Nov. 12th, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, at the Reading Room in Petworth Citizen, 829 Upshur Street, Washington DC.   Come join us in brainstorming about a number of events for the fall/spring, and share what you’d like to see in terms of helping you and our neighborhoods go green.   […]
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Late Notice – GNDC meets this Thursday! Ruta del Vino, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

So sorry for the late notice, two of us have been out sick! (but are well now.) So we postponed Monday’s meeting to Thursday. Green Neighbors will meet on Thursday 10/25 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm – at Ruta del Vino, 800 N. Upshur Street (https://rutadelvinodc.com/), in their side room. We will be making plans […]
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Green Neighbors DC gives testimony on B22-904, the Clean Energy Omnibus Amendment Act of 2018, for the DC City Council

Last month, the Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) invited Green Neighbors DC to present testimony on the proposed Clean Energy Omnibus Amendment Act of 2018, put forward by Councilmember Mary Cheh for the DC City Council, and they helped organize our inclusion in the process.  Annette Olson, a GNDC member since 2014, presented the testimony […]
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Food Recovery Week

From the DC Food Recovery Working Group: DC Food Recovery Week – October 13-20, 2012. Looking to up your sustainable cooking game, learn more about composting or otherwise help fight food waste in the DC region? Check out DC Food Recovery Week! From Oct. 13 to 20, cooking classes, compost trainings, networking events and restaurant […]
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Fall is here, with Events in the DC Area

Labor Day is past, and now all sorts of environmental events are popping up.  Here’s a sample. Rise for the Climate, Saturday and Sunday, September 8-9, 2018, Rockville, MD.  National Drive Electric Week exhibit – September 8-16th, on the National Mall. Climate First holds protests monthly against Wells Fargo, with protests happening on September 14 […]
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GNDC Fall Kickof Meeting Sept. 17th, at 4024 5th Street NW: please come with your ideas, dreams for GNDC!

After a summer hiatus, we’ll be starting up again in the fall, discussing fall activities, future plans, and membership.  Sadly, our past founders and co-leaders, Catherine and Basav, have moved to MD, and over the next few months will be passing the reins (and the email account) to the rest of us.  We’ll write more […]
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