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July 8th, 7 pm, GNDC Webinar about Environmental Action in a Time of Social Crises

with guest speaker Andrew Moiseff, from the Sierra Club DC Chapter, speaking about the electrification of WMATA buses.

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.

The Results from the GNDC Spring 2020 Survey.

Who have shown a ton of green activities in their home and their neighborhood (see report attached.), there are several actions that they are seeking to focus on/have GNDC provide resources about.

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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