Repair Cafe

eliminating the need to throw things away.

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A ‘café’ where people come to get items repaired – also found in Kamikatsu (Zero-Waste Town). Many of these items are things people would throw away without thinking to repair them.

Eliminates the need to buy a new item. Teaches repairing skills to the next generation.

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Staffed by volunteers with experience. Free snacks provided, usually homemade. People come in, fill in a form with their problem and wait their turn. Many cafes found around the world now.

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Decrease waste generation

(target 12.5)

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