SEE YOU IN THE LANEWAY!

By Kit Shepherd 12th of December 2020 The laneways near my home in Bondi have been my highway to well-being in the time of COVID, lockdowns, and restrictions on social contacts.  They kept me buoyant during the fires last year. And tending the laneways has been a form of vigil or prayer to Earth amidst the…

How to leave only footprints on our local beaches? Join Responsible Runners Bondi.

In November 2020, Responsible Runners Bondi came back with a new monthly event to keep the local beaches free of littering and educate people about the health and environmental risks of single-use waste and plastic. Two local volunteers at Transition Bondi, Mylene and Kerry,  took over from a previous Leader, Mei Li. The group was…

Looped Festival, a Circular Economy Event in Sydney.

By Anna Jane Linke and Mylene Turban November 2020 Australia’s first-ever circular economy festival, Looped Festival, hit the shores of Little Bay, Sydney at the Prince Henry Centre, on Sunday, 29th November 2020. Clare Press, founder of The Wardrobe Crisis, hosted the festival and facilitated robust discussions on using the circular economy to shift our…

October Talk and (Home) Feast: The Offers and Needs Market

By Mario Paredes Someone in your community has the missing piece to help you move your ideas and projects to the next level; the trick is to know who they are. An Offers and Needs Market (https://www.postgrowth.org/offers-and-needs-markets) is a fast process where you (virtually) meet likeminded people who want to create a better economy, and…

Recent event on Cultural Burning

By Kit Shepherd Transition Bondi’s recent August Inner Transition evening was an intimate gathering of the Steering Group. They have been following the theme of Indigenous Cultural Awareness for the past year, with short films, book discussions and focused conversations.  We are keen to expand our knowledge, and shift our perspectives on issues regarding race…

ClimateClever is helping empower schools to create environmental change

By Alexander Manning Environmental start up ClimateClever is offering 50 free subscriptions to their award-winning school program for Australian public schools. The ClimateClever Schools Program, valued at $3000, is an engaging, student-led program, underpinned by a set of innovative, data-driven online tools that help students measure, manage and reduce their school’s carbon footprint. The best…

Community Composting at Transition Bondi

Community Composting at Transition Bondi

First of all thank you to our regular veg scrap donors for your patience during covid-19 and the temporary closure of the compost bins. As restrictions are easing, we are opening the Community Composting System again. It’s wonderful that so many people are involved in this system and dedicated to converting their scraps into soil instead of…