TTM is looking for local businesses who care about the environment

Posted by on Oct 23, 2016 in Group News, Projects | No Comments

Transition Towns Maroondah is looking for local businesses with a definite focus on good environmental/sustainability practices. Local, environmentally responsible business deserve our support and we’d like to help promote them in our newsletter/website and at our events. Do you have examples of, or experience with outstanding local businesses. They could include anything from solar panel […]

Knaith Road Child Care Centre – Touch a Truck Event

Posted by on Oct 3, 2016 in Events, Group News | No Comments

Make sure you pop in and sat hi to us at the Knaith Road Child Care Community Festival in Ringwood East on Sunday, 16th October. Bring your littlies to make their own turtle and see how clever your family is at deciding what waste goes where in the bins. This is a great Child Care […]

Strategic Plan reaches version 1.0

Posted by on Oct 3, 2016 in Group News | No Comments

TTM’s Strategic Plan for 2016 and beyond has reached a significant milestone, having been approved for release and publican by TTM President, Pam French. This important document sets our vision, goals and our high-level approach to achieving them. Earlier this year, we took the important step in open-sourcing this document to ensure it is available […]

Project: Managing Waste in Maroondah

Posted by on Sep 18, 2016 in Projects, Sustainability | No Comments

Transition Towns Maroondah is looking for people passionate about Waste to lead a project which would lead to better management of waste in Maroondah. The government has released its Victorian Waste Education Strategy which: ‘provides a consistent and coordinated approach to waste and resource recovery education’. It supports best practice programs so that Victorians: Are […]

Fossil-free council

Posted by on Sep 17, 2016 in Climate Change, Sustainability | One Comment

Interesting to observe how some councils are changing their investment practices. We will watch the Maroondah council with interest. http://gofossilfree.org.au/fossil-free-councils/

Keeping a green and leafy Maroondah

Posted by on Sep 7, 2016 in Sustainability | No Comments

Are you concerned about keeping a green leafy Maroondah? It is possible! https://sourceable.net/is-urban-forest-an-oxymoron/

Energy Freedom

Posted by on Sep 6, 2016 in Group News, Uncategorized | No Comments

You can move to higher energy efficiency and achieve energy freedom. Have a look at this!! It might also help you save money on energy bills. http://energyfreedom.com.au

Maroondah City Council is expanding its annual National Ride2Work Day Event

Posted by on Sep 4, 2016 in Events, Group News | No Comments

Michael Blowfield, Transport and Sustainability Planner for the Maroondah City Council, has announced the Council is expanding its annual National Ride2Work Day Event. The cycling community and workers of Maroondah now have a choice of where they can go to participate,  the popular H.E Parker Reserve Breakfast or Caffe Stazione in the Ringwood Town Square. […]

Transition Townspeople, We Need To Think About Transition

Posted by on Sep 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

TTM President recently came across an insightful article calling for those involved with the transition movement to be more active and look beyond the mantra of resilience. For a thought-provoking go to: http://www.thesimplerway.info/TRANSITIONERS.htm