People who’ve tried it have found that it’s much easier to make the changes together- you keep each other going and enjoy the process much more. We’ll send someone who’s done it before along to the first meeting to help you all get started. If you find you really don’t enjoy it then you can leave at any time.
Six to eight households are ideal, but no more than 10 people.
There are seven meetings in total. After the first kick-off session, you then work together through five practical sessions, guided by a workbook, focusing on energy efficiency, water, waste, travel and food, to make simple changes to reduce your energy use. Then there’s a wrap-up session at the end when the group considers what it might like to do next.
Households who have taken part in Transition Streets have reported make changes which have saved them on average £570 a year against household bills.
Many of the measures suggested in the workbook are free or low cost.
For more information call 01803 867 358 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .We can help put you in touch with others in your area who may be interested in joining a group and provide flyers to help you recruit others. Once a new group is formed we will provide workbooks, one for each household, and arrange for a facilitator to attend your first meeting to help get you started.