Category Archives: events

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 […]
Read More »

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 […]
Read More »

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 […]
Read More »

A Summer Clothing Swap and Repair Event

The Sustainability team at Optoro, a tech start-up working in reverse logistics based in DC, is hosting a public Summer Swap Shop on Friday, August 17 from 2:00-6:00 PM at Wunder Garten (1101 First St NE), and Green Neighbor folks were specifically invited. The event will bring together people from the DC community to “trade […]
Read More »

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. […]
Read More »

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 […]
Read More »

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 […]
Read More »

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 […]
Read More »

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 […]
Read More »

National Conference Call on Fighting Cimate Change, Thursday, Jan. 18, 3:30 pm – but recording available.

Dear Friends, (from Climate Reality Check) On Thursday, January 18, at 3:30 pm Eastern / 2:30 pm Central / 1:30 pm Mountain / 12:30 Pacific time, (please note the change from our regular time) the Climate Reality Check team will hold the latest in our series of national conference calls to help strengthen community organizing […]
Read More »