Category Archives: strategies and actions

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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Sharing Best Practices

Yesterday (June 30, 2022), Annette Olson, Catherine Sen, and David Schwartzman of Green Neighbors DC (GNDC) had the privilege of meeting with a delegation of Brazilian environmentalists, journalists, civic authorities, and members of the Indigenous Youth Leadership Program (IYLP) in a zoom hosted by the Meridian International Center/ Department of State.  The group, organized by Maddie Orange […]
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Next up – GNDC Planning Meeting this Sunday, 6 pm

Hi all, We’ll review the success of our Polar Bear Plunge, discuss the reopening of the “DPR-GNDC” tool library, t-shirt issues, and what’s coming up next in terms of talks, Farmer Market booths, and a proposal by Mario for an activity or two. Email greenneighborsdc@gmail.com for the zoom meeting link, and we hope to see […]
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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 who’s 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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