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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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Be a Plogger in DC!

by David Schwartzman, GNDC What is Plogging? “Plogging is a combination of jogging with picking up litter (Swedish: plocka upp). It started as an organized activity in Sweden around2016 and spread to other countries in 2018, following increased concern about plastic pollution. As a workout, it provides variation in body movements by adding bending, squatting and stretching to the main action of running.” (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plogging) %5B…%5D
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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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GNDC Fall Kickof Meeting Sept. 17th, at 4024 5th Street NW: please come with your ideas, dreams for GNDC!

After a summer hiatus, we’ll be starting up again in the fall, discussing fall activities, future plans, and membership.  Sadly, our past founders and co-leaders, Catherine and Basav, have moved to MD, and over the next few months will be passing the reins (and the email account) to the rest of us.  We’ll write more […]
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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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Green Neighbors DC members are kicking the plastic straw habit. Here’s how.

Thanks to Lisa, a Green Neighbors member, we have decided to kick the plastic straw habit via the #refusethestraw campaign, and Lisa has made up a mini-flyer that you can hand out (or carry with you and just show) waiters, friends, etc as to why one should “refuse the straw.” document: no straw green neighbors […]
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Another Arctic Plunge!

For the fifth year running, Green Neighbors is participating in the Chesapeake Climate Action Network Polar Bear Plunge at National Harbor in January.  January 27th to be precise, when it really, really gets cold. We are jumping into the freezing waters of National Harbor to raise money to help CCAN continue its fabulous work. If […]
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They need us

The last two months have been horrendous tragedies for many folks.   Our friends at Climate Justice have put together a list of potential assistance networks you can donate to help out.  Also, see our previous post about helping Hurricane Harvey victims – especially those who suffer from environmental injustice. —————— With recent news of Mexico […]
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Green Neighbors will be at Celebrate Petworth, tomorrow!

Come to Celebrate Petworth this Saturday! Enjoy live music including jazz, rock and acapella, kids’ performances, a dog show, lots of local vendors, non-profits and delicious food trucks. Learn about the history of Petworth, play in a basketball tournament, and participate in a fun run!  And experience Petworthpalooza, a local music stage!” Be sure to […]
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Green Neighbors at Petworth Community Market Sat!

We had a great evening last night planning our booth for the Petworth Community Market.   Please come visit us this Saturday. 4100 9th Street, 9 am – 1 pm. https://www.facebook.com/petworthcommunitymarket/