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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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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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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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GN Meeting Minutes from May 15th. Fascinating!

Ha!  Now you have to read them.  Really, it was a great discussion about potential next steps for Green Neighbors, revamping our structure, and what to focus on with local actions.  As we didn’t have a quorum at this last meeting, we’ll be discussing these further and prioritizing these (and other ideas) at the next […]
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Our Green Neighbors’ NY Resolutions – in mid-February

So I kindof failed my resolution to write this article in January, but of course there was the excitement of January to get past: First, there was New Year’s and the gathering of some of our members’ resolutions. Then, there was the inauguration to get through. After that, the great experience that was the Women’s […]
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GN Meeting on Monday, Feb. 13th, 7 PM.

The Green Neighbors meeting scheduled for Monday, Feb. 13, will start half an hour late, at 7:00.  We will meet from 7:00 to 8:00 pm at the Petworth Library, downstairs in the conference room.  We will be discussing Green Neighbors’ niche among other DC green-oriented groups, and what actions we want to start taking for […]
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New Year Climate Resolutions

Hi all, Have you made your resolutions yet? Whether yes or no, consider going green on at least a couple.  One of our members, Annette, has just posted some New Year Climate resolutions to consider, and which ones she plans to tackle.  http://www.climatesteps.wordpress.com.    She also has created a public Facebook page on which folks can […]
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