Welcome to Transition Truro
Helping to build a resilient Truro that’s both planet and people friendly.
Responding to the global challenges of climate change, environmental damage, economic hardship and shrinking supplies of cheap energy.
We are holding regular meetings
to enable local people to find out more about these issues and contribute knowledge and ideas – engaging the community in creatively developing sustainable solutions to all aspects
of our lives.
Please join us.
To mark Recycle Week 2022 Transition Truro has updated its “Hard-to-Recycle” Guide for the Truro Area. Opportunities to recycle have been improving, as interest grows in the Circular Economy, but there is often confusion over how and where to recycle … Continue reading
Following on from the Global Plastic Pollution Crisis article in June the focus here is on one key solution in the UK to reduce the huge amount of discarded bottles and cans polluting our coastline, rivers, and inland areas – … Continue reading
Following on from the “Turning Off the Plastic Tap” article posted in March, additional research by a Transition Truro supporter has revealed that we are facing a global Plastic Pollution crisis which needs to be addressed urgently. This crisis has … Continue reading
The OECD Report “Global Plastics Outlook”, released last month, paints a bleak picture of relentless plastic pollution. One of its findings tells us that in 2019, 6.1 million tonnes (Mt) of plastic waste leaked into aquatic environments and 1.7 Mt … Continue reading
It’s some time since a guide to the above materials was posted on this website. An update is now available to take into account the main changes which have taken place since January 2020 see this page under Projects This … Continue reading
This year – 2021 – has been designated the International Year of Fruit and Vegetables by the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organisation) of the United Nations, and to mark the occasion Transition Falmouth and Transition Truro have joined forces with … Continue reading
Take a look at these videos. Worth a ponder… healthy soils, healthy plants and animals, healthy food, healthy air, healthy wildlife, healthy climate, healthier and happier population, healthier planet. 1) Check this page out and the excellent brief video ‘The … Continue reading
Transition Falmouth has produced a Guide to celebrate local good practice in local circular economy, entitled “Too Good to Waste“. Covering mostly the Truro, Falmouth and Penryn catchment areas, it focuses on the inspiring work currently being carried out by … Continue reading
In previous articles on this website and elsewhere readers may have noticed various references to the term “the circular economy“. So what exactly does this mean? See this article on the Transition Falmouth website … Continue reading
The purpose behind these articles is to bring some positive news to a wider audience, and while composting is not the most exciting of topics, it was hugely refreshing to find that a company in Cornwall is making such a … Continue reading