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!Continue reading...
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Europe must actively promote repair as an alternative to throwing away and buying new goods. That is what the German Federal Minister for Environment, Barbara Hendricks, said on April 7 at the European Forum on Eco-Innovation in Hannover. In her opening speech, the Minister mentioned the Repair Café as an example of what Europe needs in order to achieve a circular economy. Continue reading
The Repair Café is extremely popular in Germany. Repair Cafés can be found in many German towns and cities. At all levels, people are talking about the concept more and more. This spring, Repair Café creator Martine Postma goes to Germany more than once to talk about the Repair Café concept. Continue reading
The number of Repair Cafés continues to grow steadily. In the Netherlands, there are already more than 200 Repair Café groups: four times as much as a year ago. Also in other countries the number has grown to over 200. That means that worldwide, more than 400 Repair Cafés can be found! Continue reading