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.
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
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