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A Joint Fall Happy Hour – GNDC/DC Tool Library, Friday, 5:30 – on, at the Coupe!

Green Neighbors DC and the Tool Library volunteers are having a joint Fall Happy Hour at The Coupe at 3415 11th St. NW from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. Come meet new and familiar faces over drinks and bites. Feel free to bring others! See you there!

GDC Monthly Planning Meeting, 9/18, 6:00 pm – Workshops/Speakers!

HI. Interested in helping us plan speakers and workshops for the fall and winter? As we manage DC’s Public Tool Library (see under Projects above) we now are able to really provide opportunities to learn. Some of what we are considering: Also, we’ll hear the latest on two DC bills that will affect solar power […]
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We’re Going to the Fair! The DC State Fair, this Sunday the 11th.

Green Neighbors DC will be having a booth at the DC State Fair, on the Saint Elizabeth campus in Anacostia this Sunday! 10 am to 5 pm. There will be 8000 – 10000 attendees!! Yowzer. Where: Gateway DC at Saint Elizabeth’s East (Google map to entrance), and our spot is D1, as shown here: MAP When: […]
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GNDC Tours the Anacostia River by Boat – Spots Open – July 22nd and Aug 12th!

UPDATE: Both boats are full – but we are starting a waiting list for July 22nd (Friday’s) – we think we can also squeeze in 2 more people. August’s tour is now full with a waiting lists. —– Pick a Date!: Tour 1: Friday, July 22nd at 2-4 PM for 18 people    Tour 2: Friday, August 12th at […]
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Have You Heard the Buzz? The use and sale of gasoline powered leaf blowers is now illegal in DC.

By Catherine Plume, Executive Committee member, Sierra Club – DC Chapter, shared with permission from the SCDC newsletter. While some people love gasoline-powered leaf blowers for their efficiency, as many abhor them for high-pitched noise they produce. But did you know that gas-powered leaf blowers are also a major source of pollution and a health […]
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November last month open for the tool library til spring. Get stuff now!

Fall tidying is here. Although it’s a good thing to leave pile of leaves for wintering native bees, some of you may want to rake those leaves into those piles, instead of carrying them by hand. And, if you’ve been waiting for cooler weather to do outside construction projects, now is the time! Circular saws, […]
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Free Public Transportation, the Time is Now!

As a DC resident for the last 50 years, I recall in the 1980s Fred Hechinger, a prominent DC business leader with his legacy….

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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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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Intersections of Environmentalism: Youth and Justice

By Peter Martin Environmental catastrophe does not discriminate among its victims— but our neglect to properly address climate change and how it will affect those most vulnerable will create overwhelming disparities. Over the last few decades, the issues caused by climate change have become more apparent and less deniable. For many concerned, threats to natural […]
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