Author Archives: Annette Olson

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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GNDC Meeting this Sunday, virtual, at 6 pm! SPAMMED!!!

Our virtual GNDC planning meeting was this Sunday, 6 pm, and it started off great, when all of a sudden unknown numbers of people started joining us and we had to close the meeting. I tried to send out a ñew message to everyone, but didn’t have enough system resources to do so. Three of […]
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GNDC Meeting the 28th and July Events!

Wanted to give everyone a heads up of great opportunities to learn and participate in greening DC through July, especially….we are giving our first online webinar and our first podcast next month! Since we can’t support public speaking at the moment due to Covid-19, we’ve gone online, and have planned out coverage over the summer […]
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Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals in the Potomac River

There’s quite a list of EDC’s already found in the Potomac River …see how you can avoid releasing more EDCs into the river.

GNDC Meeting Sunday May 17, 6:00 – 7:00 pm, Via Zoom.

Hello all! As we settle into the virtual world, GNDC moves forward to help provide resources for everyone in DC for helping our neighborhoods, our city, and our planet turn a lovely shade of green. We just completed an online survey, and went over the results at the last meeting. A summary can be found […]
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The Results from the GNDC Spring 2020 Survey.

Who have shown a ton of green activities in their home and their neighborhood (see report attached.), there are several actions that they are seeking to focus on/have GNDC provide resources about.

Sidewalk Foraging – Virtual Class

From Knowledge Commons DC – this Sunday at 1:00 pm: “Can’t find fresh greens in the supermarket? Trying to stretch your food budget? Looking to limit your exposure to stores? Worried about what you’ll eat during the Zombie Apocalypse? Foraging will help you on all four counts! In this virtual tutorial held via Instagram Live, […]
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Final call on survey about your green interests! Closes Sunday (the 26th) at noon. Need your responses please!

Please, let us know where specifically your interests lie in terms of greening your homes and more via our very brief, 11-question survey, so that we in Green Neighbors DC can plan spring/summer/fall webinar speakers and other digital assistance. We’re also going to revamp our website (www.greenneighborsdc.org), so we’ve included in the survey a side […]
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