Category Archives: events

RSVP! Anacostia River Tour, August 26th, 5-6 pm

We are organizing this boat tour of the impactful, beautiful Anacostia River, conducted by Anacostia Riverkeepers, for any interested resident.  And, yes, the river is very beautiful once you get away from the downtown dock, and it’s very peaceful – but also environmentally historic.  The Riverkeeper who will be leading the tour will tell us all […]
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GNDC’s 1st Happy Hour!

Join Green Neighbors DC for a happy hour taking place next Thursday, July 15th at 5:30 p.m.! We’ll be celebrating summer outside at The Pub & The People‘s patio. Come for a happy hour of drinks, fun, and most importantly fresh air. It will be a great way to unwind from the week and meet other GNDC’ers! Feel […]
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A Case for Supporting and Growing our Tool Library in Washington, DC

Note: GNDC is holding a Tour of the Tools Saturday, the 26th, of DPR’s Garden Tool Share, at 1380 Taylor ST NW, 10 – 2 pm. Taylor ST is being worked on, so parking on 14th St is best. In 2006, the Kounkuey Design Initiative (KDI) in Nairobi, Kenya, began working with residents of the […]
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GNDC Hosts a Tour of Tools this Saturday! DC’s Shared Tool Library.

DC HAS A TOOL LIBRARY!  Did you know?!?  Neither did we until late last year.  We were trying to decide whether to start one, but this great one, also known as DPR’s Garden Tool Share already exists, with 139 types of tools, not all garden-related!  Weed-whackers, power washers, hedge trimmers, paper-shredders, composters, a table saw, […]
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GNDC at Petworth Community Market tomorrow — stop by!

GNDC will be at the Petworth Community Market tomorrow – having a table topped with tools!  Come by and chat and learn about DC’s relaunched tool library (we’re giving tours next Saturday, the 26th, 14th and Taylor). We’ll also have info about rain barrels and rain gardens, green roofs, lead in our water, DC environmental […]
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We’ve launched the DPR Garden Tool Share site online – and in person!

Green Neighbors DC is supporting DPR’s previously little known Garden Tool Share Program , located at 14th and Taylor NW, to make it far more known and more broadly useful. They actually have a ton of garden tools: rakes, weed-whackers, hedge trimmers, shovels, bee equipment, and composters. They also have solar ovens, a shop vac, paper shredders, […]
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WIN-TV interviews GNDC tomorrow!

We’ll talk about climate change’s potential (probable) impacts on DC, and some of what we do at GNDC to help make DC, well, green.

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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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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