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Upcycling workshop

Today Cathy ran Transition Newcastle’s second upcycling workshop – “More upcycled ties and t-shirts.” There were around 20 people working on a range of projects. 108 more words

Environmental Sustainability

Video of Transition Streets and Kids Vegies on the Verge in Newcastle

We put this video together to coincide with the release of 21 Stories of Transition – the latest book from the Transition Network. We were thrilled, but daunted, to share some of our story through… 171 more words

Working With Communities

21 Stories of Transition

We were very pleased to receive our copy of 21 Stories of Transition which has been put together by Rob Hopkins  in the lead up to COP21 (the 21st “Conference of the Parties”) climate change talks in Paris. 425 more words

Environmental Sustainability

Transition Streets on Blueprint for Living (ABC Radio National)

Blueprint for Living on ABC Radio National, recently did an 11 minute story on Transition Streets in Newcastle. We were essentially very happy with how they covered our story and it’s great they shared some of our experience. 555 more words

Working With Communities

A passion for upcycling

Cathy (my partner) is all fired-up about a new Transition Newcastle project. It really demonstrates the value of focusing on people’s skills and passions. She, and a number of people, are very excited by the potential of this project. 1,205 more words

Environmental Sustainability

Environmental movements - from the grassroots

Naomi Klein’s recent book ‘This Changes Everything’ presents the argument that our global systems will change whether we act on climate change or not and we should therefore act now to avoid the grave environmental impacts we could face. 655 more words