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.
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
Introduction to insulation for the elderly When winter rolls around it brings inevitable illnesses such as coughs and colds. However, for many people and especially the elderly, winter can cause a number of more serious health complaints. Among others, serious … Continue reading
Feock Parish, which lies to the south of Truro, publishes a bi-monthly parish magazine, which carries a wide variety of subjects of interest to local residents and often a wider audience. One such resident is Transition Truro member, Phil Pearce, … Continue reading
Have you ever wondered what to do with those spent biros, toothpaste tubes or empty crisp packets, and other hard-to-recycle plastic items? Then look no further than the following update on collection points serving the Truro area. Recycling programmes are … Continue reading
Just to say that firework night, Tuesday Nov 5th, clashes with the next monthly shared pot luck evening meal at Bosvigo School Children’s Centre. So it has been cancelled and moved to Tuesday 12th. Hope you can still come. (see the … Continue reading
Yesterday, 20th October, saw the start of One World Week which is being marked with an exhibition in Truro Cathedral. Exhibitors include Transition Truro, Shelterbox, Living Churchyards, Plastic Free Truro, Co-Cars, Truro Cycling Campaign, Amnesty International, Truro Foodbank, and the … Continue reading
This is an interesting and comprehensive guide to electric and hybrid cars. Even though it’s a corporate website the information is worth a browse. https://www.hendy.co.uk/electric-hybrid-cars-21st-century/ This posting was suggested by Melissa Miles. … Continue reading
Have you ever wondered what to do with those empty crisp packets, spent biros or toothpaste tubes and other hard-to-recycle items? Then look no further for starters than the following easy-to-access collection points serving the Truro area. These points are … Continue reading
Last month saw the official opening of the long-awaited Household Waste & Recycling Centre to serve the residents of the Truro area. Situated at Tregurra Parc – just beyond Waitrose off the A390 towards Tresillian – a wide range of … Continue reading