Category Archives: Resources

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 […]
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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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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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GN is now on Twitter (and FB)

Green Neighbors is expanding more into social media.  We’ve been on Facebook  (https://www.facebook.com/greenneighborsofdc/) a while, but are much more FB-active now – posting events as we hear of them there (at least within a day or two), besides lining them up on our DC events page on our website. But we also just joined Twitter!  […]
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“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 Neighborhood

In DC, we all have available curbside recycling collection in the blue bins provided by the city. You can click here for a list of basic items that can be recycled, as well as the day your recycling will be collected. However, the Department of Public Works (DPW) also provides an opportunity to recycle other […]
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