We survived the Polar Bear Plunge! (and you can still donate.)

Catherine, Becca and her husband David, and Fritz – our GNDC freeze-ready reps, jumped in the Potomac River at the National Harbor on Saturday, cheered on by a roaring, shivering crowd. (I, Annette, just was there as a late cheerleader, with hot chocolate, which I wound up drinking all myself.) Afterwards, our jumpers were cold, […]
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Green Neighbors DC will do the Polar Bear Plunge! Jan. 26th, National Harbor

GNDC is plunging into the Potomac during the CCAN Polar Bear Plunge!  January 26th, National Harbor. The Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) every year holds the Polar Bear Plunge into the icy (usually) Potomac. And each year (since 2014) we in GNDC gather folks to plunge in to raise money for CCAN and GNDC. Come […]
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Reminder – GNDC Meeting Monday, Jan. 14th, 6:30 – 8 pm, at 4201 Geogia Ave, 3rd floor.

SNOW UPDATE: WE ARE STILL ON FOR TONIGHT!  But we had to move locations.  Just a few doors down at 4201 Georgia Ave. Again Happy New Year Everyone – and the Planet! Let’s get started on a year taking care of our home. Green Neighbors DC has lots of events and actions planned for the […]
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The Runaway Train of Deregulation in the U.S. and Canada

Volatile crude oil shipments by rail are now two to three times what they were in 2013, increasing the likelihood of disasters…

Green Neighbors DC meets Monday, January 14th, 6:30 – 8 pm, the Reading Room, DC

Hey all. Happy New Year! Green Neighbors DC has lots of events and actions planned for the spring of 2019 – and that’s just the spring. Come join in our planning meetings every third Monday, starting January 14th, 6:30 pm, in the Petworth Citizen’s Reading Room, 829 Upshur Street, NW. Also – heads up, in […]
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Showing of a climate change film: “High Tide in Dorchester,” Thursday, Dec 13th, 6:30 pm, Women’s National Democratic Club.

The Sierra  Club has forwarded us an invitation to share of a showing of “High Tide in Dorchester”, an impactful film on the impact of climate change, particularly sea level rise, on the residents of a historic Eastern Shore (Maryland) community.  It is being shown this Thursday, Dec. 13th, by the filmmaker Sandy Cannon-Brown, at […]
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No December GNDC Meeting

The core group won’t overlap one single day in there!  But we’re finalizing the date for January’s meeting, and we’ll have a guest speaker!  Info coming.

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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Parents and Kids Page!

Hey all, we’ve just created our Parents & Kids Page, which starts off with a great set of ways parents can help ensure that their kids have green, healthy schoolyards, via the Green schoolyards website hub. They really lay out potential steps.  We’re putting in some other Parent resources as well. We also added in […]
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