Welcome to Transition Hobsons Bay

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Transition Hobsons Bay are a community group that is working to inspire a strong and healthy future for our neighbourhoods in the face of climate change and the end of cheap oil.  Transition Towns is a growing international movement with a positive vision for a localised future.  Read about what we are working on and our achievements here .  And, sign up if you'd like to keep up with what's happening and get involved.

THB in Action


TERRACYCLE - Help THB recycle common household items that don't go into your household recycling bin - Collect these items and contact Claudia or Wendy for dropoff locations in Newport - Toothpaste tubes and caps, Toothbrushes, Toothbrush outer packaging, Dental Floss containers, Hand wash pumps, Body wash pumps, Beauty product pumps, Cleaning product triggers, Laundry liquid taps, Beauty product tubes (e.g. like handcream or suncream tubes that don't have a recycling symbol).

RECYCLING GUIDE - Not sure where to recycle things? Before you throw it out take a look at our comprehensive guide for recycling just about everything. Contribute any additions, updates or corrections here.

SEARCHING FOR SUSTAINABLE FOOD IN Hobsons Bay? - check out THB's Sustainable Food Guide. It covers - What is sustainable food? Where is it in Hobsons Bay?  Download the guide here, or visit this page for buying, sharing and eating out locally.

FRUIT AND VEGIE SWAPS  The next Altona Fruit and Vegie Swap is Saturday 9th August at Logan Reserve, Pier St. The Williamstown Fruit and Vegie Swap is also 9th August at the Williamstown Library (under the golden elm).  The Newport Fruit and Vegie Swap is Sunday 17th August at Newport Lakes.  All three swaps are from 10:30 to 11:30am. 

Chat online in a Facebook group.  Or search within Facebook for 'Transition Hobsons Bay'.

Want to loan our Fowlers preserving unit?

YOUTUBE - Check out our channel.  Latest clip - Fruit and Vegie Swaps.

GROUND TO GROUND Coffee grounds are great for the garden! Cafe's that are part of this project will give you their used grounds. Here's a map of where to find them.

ABOUT PEAK OIL - Have a read of THB's 2011 paper on peak oil and our response to dealing with it.

LOCAL HARVEST - helping you find good food close to you.  THB is proud to play a part in developing this resource.

GET IN TOUCH - Drop us a line on transitionhb@gmail.com





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