Transition Town Totnes


Overview

Transition Town Totnes (TTT) is a dynamic umbrella organisation consisting of different theme groups, for example food, building and housing, business and the local economy, and with over 20 local projects, originating from these groups or who have become affiliated with TTT due to common aims and principles.

Our work aims to:

1 – explore and develop practical actions that will reduce our carbon emissions and dependence on fossil fuels, and through doing this:

2 – strengthen the resilience of the communities that make up Totnes and District to withstand the shocks of peak oil, climate change and economic crisis.

Our charitable objectives

The promotion of the conservation, protection and improvement of the natural environment and prudent use of natural resources for the benefit of the public in Totnes and environs by:

–      Advancing education and raising awareness of climate change, resource scarcity, peak oil and economic resilience.

–      Promoting individual, community and organisational commitment to a reduction in CO2 emissions, energy saving, reducing reliance upon carbon emitting energy sources, and increasing resilience to resource scarcity.

– The promotion of sustainable development for the public benefit of the citizens of Totnes and environs by the promotion of sustainable means of achieving economic development and regeneration in order to reduce reliance on scarce resources including oil.



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