Category Archives: strategies and actions

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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Late Notice – GNDC meets this Thursday! Ruta del Vino, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

So sorry for the late notice, two of us have been out sick! (but are well now.) So we postponed Monday’s meeting to Thursday. Green Neighbors will meet on Thursday 10/25 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm – at Ruta del Vino, 800 N. Upshur Street (https://rutadelvinodc.com/), in their side room. We will be making plans […]
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Green Neighbors DC gives testimony on B22-904, the Clean Energy Omnibus Amendment Act of 2018, for the DC City Council

Last month, the Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) invited Green Neighbors DC to present testimony on the proposed Clean Energy Omnibus Amendment Act of 2018, put forward by Councilmember Mary Cheh for the DC City Council, and they helped organize our inclusion in the process.  Annette Olson, a GNDC member since 2014, presented the testimony […]
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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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A Summer Hiatus in GNDC Meetings

Hi all, we’re taking a summer hiatus, as all of Washington DC typically does in August.  But join us in September as our meetings start up again.  We’re looking for new members, especially in helping organize events.  We’re also looking to work with other organizations to run joint events.   Please come with ideas. Our meetings […]
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Night of the Environmentalists – Veggie Potluck & Outdoor Movie, Saturday, June 16 at 6:30 PM – 10 PM

My friend Max and I are finally fulfilling our New Year’s resolution: to throw a vegan/vegetarian (more vegan) potluck at my place. I’ve been vegetarian now for 25 years, and Max has been a vegan for eight, so this potluck is to celebrate and share the great, great recipes we’ve been tasting. But there’s more. […]
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National Conference Call on Fighting Cimate Change, Thursday, Jan. 18, 3:30 pm – but recording available.

Dear Friends, (from Climate Reality Check) On Thursday, January 18, at 3:30 pm Eastern / 2:30 pm Central / 1:30 pm Mountain / 12:30 Pacific time, (please note the change from our regular time) the Climate Reality Check team will hold the latest in our series of national conference calls to help strengthen community organizing […]
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196 Science-Lovers and their Climate Change Solutions

One of our Green Neighbor members (okay, me) has summed up a major FB thread from an anonymous scientist/science-lovers FB group, in which almost 200 people post 200+ comments/discussions about listing potential climate change steps we can take.  I boiled these down to 93 different suggestions, and they are now in my blog http://www.climatesteps.org. Some […]
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Green Neighbors DC Meeting Monday, June 26th, with a big, action-prioritizing agenda!

Hi all, Green Neighbors DC is having its monthly meeting this Monday, at 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm in the fabulous Reading Room of Petworth Citizen. And although it is our monthly meeting, we’ll actually be discussing the future quite a bit: a) how we shall continue and build GNDC to help meet the community […]
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