Tag Archives: Washington DC

Did You Know – DC has a TOOL LIBRARY?!

Need to borrow a keyhole saw? How about a paper shredder? Hedge trimmers, shovels, soil-testing kits, a ladder, wheelbarrows, some ….

GNDC sent in comments on DC/DOT plans for new streetlighting

In a response to a notice sent out by the International Dark Sky Association about DC’s Department of Transportation’s request for new streetlighting that would be actually brighter than standards and thus affect wildlife and humans alike, we did a poll of GNDC members to see whether we should officially send comments to DC City […]
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Streetlights and Birds – Testify on the 26th!

Hello from DarkSky.org, The DC Department of Transportation (DDOT) plans to replace all of the District’s 75,000 streetlights with new LED lights. While LEDs are more energy-efficient than older lights, DDOT’s plan calls for the use of new lights that are far too bright – much, much brighter than what is set out in national […]
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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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What is the Green New Deal and What Could It Mean for DC?

The Green New Deal combines Roosevelt’s economic approach with modern ideas such as renewable energy and resource efficiency…

GNDC Meeting the 28th and July Events!

Wanted to give everyone a heads up of great opportunities to learn and participate in greening DC through July, especially….we are giving our first online webinar and our first podcast next month! Since we can’t support public speaking at the moment due to Covid-19, we’ve gone online, and have planned out coverage over the summer […]
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Final call on survey about your green interests! Closes Sunday (the 26th) at noon. Need your responses please!

Please, let us know where specifically your interests lie in terms of greening your homes and more via our very brief, 11-question survey, so that we in Green Neighbors DC can plan spring/summer/fall webinar speakers and other digital assistance. We’re also going to revamp our website (www.greenneighborsdc.org), so we’ve included in the survey a side […]
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GNDC Meeting March 15th, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, Homestead Restaurant, Petworth, DC. and Online

Just a reminder of our GNDC meeting this coming Sunday. (GNDC meetings are the third Sunday of every month.) Thank you to Homestead restaurant for being enthusiastic about hosting our meetings, in the back room on the main floor. Homestead is at 3911 Georgia Avenue, NW, DC. And we’ve also made it available online! Agenda […]
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Green Neighbors DC 2020 Planning Meeting, Sunday, Feb. 23rd, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, Homestead Restaurant.

Hey all, we’re now full swing into a very warm spring (minus today). Watch out this weekend. Despite it being February. Help us address climate change and other environmental issues here in Washington DC neighborhoods by helping bring information, resources, and actions directly to neighbors. This year, we’re going to focus on growing GNDC by […]
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Casey Trees seeks volunteers to help prune DC’s Cherry Trees at the Tidal Basin! June 22nd.

Isn’t that cool or what?