“Green neighbors” have their own HAPPY HOUR!!

Green Neighbors DC is getting together for their quarterly happy hour tomorrow at St. Vincent’s Wine Garden. Sorry for the late notice, but we’ve been busy setting up DC’s Tool Share for the season, and now we can relax and mingle with fellow folks who are green inside and out – or who want to […]
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The Tool Library’s Open House! This Saturday, 10-3 pm, 1390 Taylor ST NW

GNDC’s been refurbishing DC’s tool library (not quite finished, but close), adding some great tools through donations, and getting ready for a productive spring through winter!  Come check it out this Saturday: See the garden, construction, camping, and house tools that can be checked out for free, one week at a time. See three solar […]
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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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We Reopen the DC Tool Library Tomorrow!

We’ve refurbished the tool library, and have taken in many tool donations and more to come

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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We plunged! Our feet froze!

Boy, was that water cold. Despite being a sunny day, the 2022 Polar Bear Plunge lived up to its name. But we did it and had fun hanging out, listening to the Chesapeake Climate Action Network’s lineup of speakers, drinking hot chocolate, and then running into cold water (as much as one can run, dunk, […]
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Support us for our 6th Polar Bear Plunge to Save the Climate this Saturday!

On February 12th we’re taking the Polar Bear Plunge to Keep Winter Cold! We’re plunging in support of the work of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN). CCAN is the first grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to fighting global warming in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Their mission is to build a diverse movement powerful enough to […]
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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 Metro, The Time is Now! GNDC Webinar, Monday, January 31, 7:30 pm

Hear about DC Councilmember Charles Allen’s bill (B23-0698) to give a $100/month credit for DC residents on their metro cards, which, once passed, will be a major step toward free public transit in DC via Metro.  Panelists will discuss this bill, which will increase people’s ability to use Metro, especially those folks most in need. […]
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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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