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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/    

Week of Action – actually Two (whoa – even more stuff is happening)

Major marches are coming up, and there will be more than a week of action here in DC, not only centered around the March for Science on April 22, the People’s Climate March (PCM) on April 29, and a May Day march for immigrant and worker rights on May 1. There will be loads of panel discussions, performances, teach-ins, […]
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Our Green Neighbors’ NY Resolutions – in mid-February

So I kindof failed my resolution to write this article in January, but of course there was the excitement of January to get past: First, there was New Year’s and the gathering of some of our members’ resolutions. Then, there was the inauguration to get through. After that, the great experience that was the Women’s […]
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Green Neighbors Survived the Polar Bear Plunge!

Catherine, Max, Nick, and Simon survived the Polar Bear Plunge yesterday at the National Harbor, raising $1245 for the Chesapeake Climate Action Network CCAN.    With Attitude. We donate the first $1000 to the CCAN; after that we get to keep funds for our own projects.  To donate more, to our team visit our team page […]
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Upcoming green-related events – MORE ADDED!

Green events in January 2017 We would like to note that though Green Neighbors is a non-partisan group, we are including information about protests of Trump’s inauguration because of his denial of climate change, the appointment of six key members of his cabinet who are climate-deniers or strong anti-environmentalists, and the multiple threats that this […]
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Lead in Our Drinking Water

Green Neighbors organized a community meeting in September of 2016 regarding the lead in DC’s drinking water.   Presenters included Claudia Barragan, Chair of the Environmental Justice Committee, DC Chapter of the Sierra Club, and Paul Schwartz, Campaign for Lead Free Water.  It was fascinating, and somewhat scary meeting.  Although we don’t have the minutes up […]
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Sustainable Seafood

With minimal effort, you can make smart choices regarding the seafood you purchase or consume.  Smart seafood choices affect your health, the environment, the economy, and future generations.  When purchasing seafood at a market, look for eco-labels or ask the vendor for sustainable and safe options.  At a restaurant, if a menu does not specify […]
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Pepco-Exelon Merger = Bad Deal for DC

Green Neighbors joins the Power DC Coalition Our local electric utility, Pepco, is planning to merge with a larger utility called Exelon. This is a bad deal for clean energy and sustainability, because Exelon has a well-established record of lobbying against clean energy. The DC Public Service Commission (PSC) is reviewing the merger, and needs […]
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