Tag Archives: GNDC

A Case for Supporting and Growing our Tool Library in Washington, DC

Note: GNDC is holding a Tour of the Tools Saturday, the 26th, of DPR’s Garden Tool Share, at 1380 Taylor ST NW, 10 – 2 pm. Taylor ST is being worked on, so parking on 14th St is best. In 2006, the Kounkuey Design Initiative (KDI) in Nairobi, Kenya, began working with residents of the […]
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GNDC Hosts a Tour of Tools this Saturday! DC’s Shared Tool Library.

DC HAS A TOOL LIBRARY!  Did you know?!?  Neither did we until late last year.  We were trying to decide whether to start one, but this great one, also known as DPR’s Garden Tool Share already exists, with 139 types of tools, not all garden-related!  Weed-whackers, power washers, hedge trimmers, paper-shredders, composters, a table saw, […]
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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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We’ve launched the DPR Garden Tool Share site online – and in person!

Green Neighbors DC is supporting DPR’s previously little known Garden Tool Share Program , located at 14th and Taylor NW, to make it far more known and more broadly useful. They actually have a ton of garden tools: rakes, weed-whackers, hedge trimmers, shovels, bee equipment, and composters. They also have solar ovens, a shop vac, paper shredders, […]
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GNDC Meeting, tonight, 6:00 – 7:30 pm. The DPR Tool library, DC Enviro Groups – and more!

Happy warm weather! Did you know that when I first moved to DC almost 30 years ago, the average number of days with 95+deg days was 4? It is now 9. In 2040 it will be roughly 45. So let’s do something about this. Join us for some excellent planning of events, activities, content development, […]
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GNDC Meeting this Sunday, 6:00, Virtual!

Lots to catch up on with GNDC with our monthly meeting this Sunday at 6 pm, virtual.  Did you know, for instance that DC has a Tool library?! If interested in joining us, email us at this address, so we can send you the zoom link.  Thanks! So basic agenda: Introductions Old business:      Introduction of […]
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GNDC is working on a tool-share! Virtual Meeting 6 pm Sunday, Nov 22nd.

For those who keep track, our GNDC meeting is a week later than normal due to a conflict and so as to follow up on some research leads regarding our new priority – creating community resilience via building community resources – starting with tool libraries. Tool libraries are so you can check out tools you […]
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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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The GNDC Plastic Podcast, July 25th, 2 pm, Eastern.

Wind up Plastic-Free July by spending some time with us learning what is plastic, its impacts – good and bad – including on climate change, and how to fight plastic pollution throughout the year. Green Neighbors DC is doing its first podcast – live no less! July 25th, at 2 pm Eastern time. Due to […]
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July 8th, 7 pm, GNDC Webinar about Environmental Action in a Time of Social Crises

with guest speaker Andrew Moiseff, from the Sierra Club DC Chapter, speaking about the electrification of WMATA buses.