What do you do with a chair when the leg has come loose? With a toaster that no longer works? Or a woollen jumper with moth holes? Toss it? No way!

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Repair Café Foundation and iFixit start cooperation

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The Repair Café Foundation and repair platform iFixit have decided to join forces. Together they will commit themselves to supporting the European repair movement even better. Starting this year, European Repair Cafés will receive discounts on tools and parts ordered from iFixit Europe. Continue reading

2014: another succesful year for Repair Café

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The Repair Café has experienced a wonderful year. In 2014, there was again an incredible number of new Repair Cafés, more than doubling the total. At the end of 2013 there were 275 Repair Cafés worldwide, now there are more than 700! Together, volunteer repair experts now prevent more than 200.000 kilos of waste per year. Continue reading

“Europe must strive for a circular economy”

The European Commission must strive to switch to a circular economy next year. This is what 27 European organisations, including the Repair Café Foundation, wrote in an open letter to the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker. Continue reading

Repair Cafés prevent 3,200 kg of waste

France discovers Repair Café

Repair Cafés are conquering the world

‘Repair Café volunteers mostly want to help others’

German Minister for Environment praises Repair Café