Green Neighbor Tips, How-to’s, and Resources Sheets

Our overarching brochure: Green Neighbors Money Saving Tips w Map – Inside;

Energy saving tips fact sheet

Sustainability Resources DC

“Green” Reading List

Sustainable Seafood

Lead in Our Drinking Water


Political action for the Climate!

check out our list of potential political action for the climate!


In DC, we all have available curbside recycling collection in the blue bins provided by the city. You can click here for a list of basic items that can be recycled, as well as the day your recycling will be collected.

However, the Department of Public Works (DPW) also provides an opportunity to recycle other types of waste – especially electronics. The DPW accepts electronics for recycling, as well as household hazardous waste, every Saturday (except holidays), from 8 am to 3 pm at the Ft. Totten Transfer Station, 4900 John F. McCormack Drive, NE. Residents may even bring household hazardous waste and electronics to Ft. Totten the Thursday preceding the first Saturday of the month (except holidays), between 1 pm and 5 pm. On an added note, the DPW also accepts documents for shredding the first Saturday only (except holidays) of the month.

How-To Archives

Green Transportation Links

Bus schedule

Capitol BikeShare.

Links to Other DC Metro Area Groups and Resources

Capital Naturalist – a public Facebook community that shares wildlife sitings, and plant identification photos.

Chesapeake Climate Action Network

Climate First!

DC Divest

DC Urban Gardener’s Network

GoodSenseFarm – “Year Round Farming in DC.”


Power DC, of which Green Neighbors is a member

Rooting DC – “an annual forum, a perennial movement.”

Sierra Club DC – way beyond hiking excursions that most of us think of, this group actively deals with smart growth, clean energy, environmental justice, and zero waste.

Green Neighbor Forms and Paperless-work


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