Trash 2 Treasure: The Second Annual Greyton Festival of Transition

Please find the website for our second Festival at

Trash to Treasure Photos by Charles Dick-Hutchinson

Trash to Treasure Photos by Candice Mostert

Days Leading Towards the Festival

Bottle Craft Workshop with Jo Kearney and Associates at 16:00

New Flyers with Tentative Schedule for Download and Dispersal


Teaching for the Future, with Charles Dick-Hutchinson

The world is changing fast, and children leaving schools today are now faced with challenges on a global scale. Theewaterskloof Municipality has outlined a vision for a sustainable future in the Overberg, and… Continue reading

Disposable Photography Workshops, Competition and Display by Candice Mostert

  Mycamera, Fuji South Africa and the Cape Town School of Photography collaborated in a community project created by Candice Mostert called ‘Time in our Pockets’. This project provided locals of the Overberg… Continue reading

Eco-Build Workshop with Nick Ralphs of Tierra Construction Projects

We are very excited to have joining us at the festival Nick Ralphs of Tierra Construction Projects, builder of some of the only Earthship-style tyre walled buildings in South Africa. He has already… Continue reading

Master Guitarists Steve Newman and Greg Georgiades on the Main Stage at 15:40

Steve Newman  Steve has written a history for himself that few can equal. A consummate instrumentalist who can pick out any tune you name, he has travelled and traversed the length and breadth… Continue reading

Spekboom Planting Workshop at 13:00 with Marshall of the Country Conquerors

Marshall of the Country Conquerors is not only a fully fledged musician offering the deep support of bass to his band of rastas, he is also an avid outdoors-man, bush-crafter, wilderness guide and… Continue reading

Hayley McLellen: Rethink the Bag Presentation at 16:40

Hayley McLellen, activist, animal behaviorist and conservationist, will be joining us at the Trash to Treasure Festival on the main stage at 16:40. She will speak of the widespread environmental issues and fallout… Continue reading

Trash to Treasure Press Release

TRASH TO TREASURE: THE 1ST ANNUAL GREYTON FESTIVAL OF TRANSITION Aug. 4, 2012 Noon to Dark at the Greyton Dump Site, Overberg, Western Cape The First Annual Greyton Festival of Transition will take… Continue reading

We Have a Lot of Trash to Treasure

Within the first few weeks of living and working here in Greyton, many an opportunity had presented itself to work with children, students, community leaders, gardeners, and builders, and many a need had… Continue reading

Trash to Treasure 1 Page Flyers

SHAMANZI Performing On Stage at 17:00

Shamanzi means “The Healing Waters”. The music is a fusion of World Afro Tribal Ska, blending deep Tribal cultures with more contemporary sounds. Shamanzi have gigged at many festivals in SA including Awesome… Continue reading

Trash to Treasure on Facebook

Tree Yoga Workshop with Megaia De Beyer at 14:00

“I felt a deep sense of calm and connection with the earth that was more intense than simply practicing yoga outside: connecting directly with the tree connected me to a living, breathing earth,… Continue reading

Local Heroes The Country Conquerors to Jam the Festival at 18:00


In this day and age of globalization with the realization of the interdependence of all of life, it is becoming clearer all the time that there is no ‘away’ to throw things. With… Continue reading


4 Augustus 2012, 12:00 – 19:00 by die Greyton Rommel Hoop Daar sal ‘n prys wees vir die wenner wat die meeste vol GESTOPTE PLASTIEKBOTTEL BAKSTENE inhandig. Hierdie eko-bakstene kan tot en met… Continue reading


PRIZES! for the winner of the STUFFED BOTTLE BRICK COMPETITION to honor those who contribute the most stuffed plastic bottle eco-bricks to our pre-event infrastructure building project. Eco-bricks for this challenge can be dropped… Continue reading

The Greyton Dump Site

– The Dump Site as of 6/23/12 – Joseph Stodgel

TRASH to TREASURE 2 page flyer for download

TRASH to TREASURE flyer 7-4-12