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May
29

Tips for Recycling Household Items: Take it to a Repair Cafe

What do you do when stuff breaks around your house? Do you try to fix it, do you try to recycle it, or do you trash it? In today’s consumer age, most of the things we buy cost less to replace than to fix. But what if recycling your household items was as easy as taking them down to the local Repair Cafe to get them fixed for free? A joint in Amsterdam is doing just that and stirring up a lot of interest among neighboring communities in the process.


Repair Cafes Build Community & Promote Locally Based Sustainability (via EcoLocalizer)

At Amsterdam’s busy Repair Café crowds of different people come to the community center with various items that are not working properly  — the broken objects will be repaired for free by volunteers who love to fix things, as well as teach others how to make simple repairs. The social environment…


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