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Join GNDC at the Climate Rally at the White House, 12:45 pm, April 23rd!

You’ll be able to spot us with our GNDC shirts on!

Have You Heard the Buzz? The use and sale of gasoline powered leaf blowers is now illegal in DC.

By Catherine Plume, Executive Committee member, Sierra Club – DC Chapter, shared with permission from the SCDC newsletter. While some people love gasoline-powered leaf blowers for their efficiency, as many abhor them for high-pitched noise they produce. But did you know that gas-powered leaf blowers are also a major source of pollution and a health […]
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Excellent recent GNDC webinar on why we need free transit in DC – and how it is starting to happen!

Today is Transit Equity Day, in honor of Rosa Park’s birthday, February 4th. Coincidentally, we at Green Neighbors DC, also wanted to organize a seminar on transportation in DC, and why it should be free. Although we’ve been wanting to organize one for a while (darn COVID), we had special impetus with Councilmember Charles Allen’s […]
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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….

A quick, virtual GNDC Meeting this Sunday! 6 pm

Hello all,  Despite it being Father’s day this Sunday, we want to have a short meeting for updates and quick decisions. Also, as we’re having our booth at the Petworth Community Market this Saturday and some of us will be working (pardon me, having great fun there!!), we’ll keep it all sweet and short.  We’ve […]
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Environmental Justice Groups in DC

So many wonderful people live in DC who want to help solve environmental justice issues here at home and bring equity – and safety – to others. This is a list our great new intern Peter Martin has put together of environmental justice groups focused on DC that are open to members. From homegrown, neighborhood […]
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Did You Know – DC has a TOOL LIBRARY?!

Need to borrow a keyhole saw? How about a paper shredder? Hedge trimmers, shovels, soil-testing kits, a ladder, wheelbarrows, some ….

Postponed! WTF Happened to Public Transportation?

& How We Get to a Green Transportation Future Next in our Seminar Series – a contribution to the discussion about national public transportation as well as in the Washington DC area – regarding what we’ve lost and how we could gain it back with a focus on sustainability. Leading discussants will include: Fritz Edler […]
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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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GNDC Meeting Sunday May 17, 6:00 – 7:00 pm, Via Zoom.

Hello all! As we settle into the virtual world, GNDC moves forward to help provide resources for everyone in DC for helping our neighborhoods, our city, and our planet turn a lovely shade of green. We just completed an online survey, and went over the results at the last meeting. A summary can be found […]
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