Repairing Australia – Community Repair Cafes and Hubs

2 April 2024

Repair Cafes are a great way to keep goods out of landfill.

For example, Transition Darebin (in Melbourne) runs a bi-monthly Darebin Repair Café (DRC). A team of volunteer fixers help people with items to repair. Items are weighed, and a tally kept of items successfully repaired, information given about how to repair, and irreparable items. The tally is recorded on a global website, as a measure of weight kept from landfill.

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