Category Archives: Resources

Youth Environmental Organizations in the District

And another great factsheet by our new intern Peter Martin! (See our Active Environmental Justice Groups in DC factsheet here). This list of youth groups comes in both a long and a short format – the better to spread the news with. Peter chatted with a number of folks about potential organizations to list, but […]
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Environmental Justice Groups in DC

So many wonderful people live in DC who want to help solve environmental justice issues here at home and bring equity – and safety – to others. This is a list our great new intern Peter Martin has put together of environmental justice groups focused on DC that are open to members. From homegrown, neighborhood […]
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Did You Know – DC has a TOOL LIBRARY?!

Need to borrow a keyhole saw? How about a paper shredder? Hedge trimmers, shovels, soil-testing kits, a ladder, wheelbarrows, some ….

GNDC Meeting this Sunday, 6:00, Virtual!

Lots to catch up on with GNDC with our monthly meeting this Sunday at 6 pm, virtual.  Did you know, for instance that DC has a Tool library?! If interested in joining us, email us at this address, so we can send you the zoom link.  Thanks! So basic agenda: Introductions Old business:      Introduction of […]
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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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What is the Green New Deal and What Could It Mean for DC?

The Green New Deal combines Roosevelt’s economic approach with modern ideas such as renewable energy and resource efficiency…

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 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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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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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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