Category Archives: strategies and actions

Freezing Fun in the New Year, and other news

So much is happening in the New Year that we’re excited to start off our planning meeting this coming Sunday at 6 – 7:30 p.m.  Please, join us if you can.  We’ll be discussing the Polar Bear plunge fundraising (more below!), plus the survey results on what GNDC should prioritize, the Tool Library and its […]
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The Next Big Thing – regarding Climate Change in DC

Hello everyone whose green in the District! There is a great conference happening this week, starting today (at 2 pm), that is all about how “The Next Big” thing to deal with in DC, bad and good, regarding climate change.  The full schedule is below, (the first talk is at 2 pm about whether Net-Zero […]
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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….

GNDC Meeting March 21st, 6 pm!

Just giving a heads-up about our next virtual meeting. Sunday, the 21st, 6 – 7:30 pm The rough agenda will include: Partner update (Annette, Fritz) Planning our first outdoor event (Abbie) Report on research on environmental justice and youth organizations with DC (Peter) Social Media update (Annette and Amelia) Popular education projects (David) Public, virtual […]
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The GNDC Plastic Podcast, July 25th, 2 pm, Eastern.

Wind up Plastic-Free July by spending some time with us learning what is plastic, its impacts – good and bad – including on climate change, and how to fight plastic pollution throughout the year. Green Neighbors DC is doing its first podcast – live no less! July 25th, at 2 pm Eastern time. Due to […]
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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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GNDC Meeting the 28th and July Events!

Wanted to give everyone a heads up of great opportunities to learn and participate in greening DC through July, especially….we are giving our first online webinar and our first podcast next month! Since we can’t support public speaking at the moment due to Covid-19, we’ve gone online, and have planned out coverage over the summer […]
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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.

Final call on survey about your green interests! Closes Sunday (the 26th) at noon. Need your responses please!

Please, let us know where specifically your interests lie in terms of greening your homes and more via our very brief, 11-question survey, so that we in Green Neighbors DC can plan spring/summer/fall webinar speakers and other digital assistance. We’re also going to revamp our website (www.greenneighborsdc.org), so we’ve included in the survey a side […]
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GNDC Meeting March 15th, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, Homestead Restaurant, Petworth, DC. and Online

Just a reminder of our GNDC meeting this coming Sunday. (GNDC meetings are the third Sunday of every month.) Thank you to Homestead restaurant for being enthusiastic about hosting our meetings, in the back room on the main floor. Homestead is at 3911 Georgia Avenue, NW, DC. And we’ve also made it available online! Agenda […]
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