Who We Are, What We Do, and Where to Find Us
Transition Pasadena is a community action group working to connect, inspire and support individuals and neighborhoods. We use the Transition Model to build resilient communities. Our members live in Pasadena, Altadena and nearby neighborhoods including Highland Park and Eagle Rock.
Founded in 2010, we advocate for a more resilient city and for living lighter on our Earth. We host talks, re-skilling workshops and other events. Our award-winning projects include Throop Learning Garden and
Repair Café Pasadena.
To get involved, please find us at one of our events, subscribe to our newsletter and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
Not familiar with the Transition movement? Visit the Transition Network website to learn how people around the world are transforming their communities to address the planet's ecological challenges.
Repair Café Pasadena
When something breaks, keep it out of the landfill and save money on a replacement by bringing it to Repair Café. Come on out and see your neighbors: everyone is welcome.
Questions or comments? Email email@example.com
General Info: Repair Café Pasadena
AltaPasa Green Circle
Beautiful Bioswales celebrates water capturing by turning storm runoff into irrigation for gardens. The team of passionate professionals and advocates meets regularly at local parks to make assessments and design swales.
Visit the Beautiful Swales website or our Facebook page to learn more.
Post Office Garden
Want to save the date for upcoming Transition Pasadena and related events? Then check out our calendar page!
Check out this book by one of our Steering Committee members!
At the heart of Peter Kalmus' book "Being the Change — Live well and spark a climate revolution" lies a deeply optimistic message: Living without fossil fuels is not only possible, it can be better than a life dependent on them.
Kalmus himself, who made Grist magazine's 2018 list of 50 Fixers, has tried both life styles. A JPL climate scientist, Transition Pasadena member and suburban father of two, he felt so alarmed by drastic changes now occurring in the Earth's climate systems that he embarked on a journey to change his life and the world. He began by bicycling, growing food, meditating and making other simple, fulfilling changes. Ultimately, he slashed his climate impact to under a tenth of the U.S. average and became happier in the process.
Being the Change explores the connections between our individual daily actions and our collective predicament. It merges science, spirituality, and practical action to develop a satisfying and appropriate response to global warming.
Kalmus' book is widely available. The author has dedicated all profits from sales to Citizens' Climate Lobby.
Want mulch? Got mulch?
Homeowners and tree services can now get connected for free wood chips! Like a carpool, the more people participate, the better it works - for everyone. Here are three websites to join: