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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France discovers Repair Café

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The Repair Café is also seriously beginning to take off in France now. Since the summer holidays, the Repair Café Foundation has had dozens of requests from interested parties in France. “A wonderful development”, says Repair Café creator Martine Postma. Continue reading

Repair Cafés are conquering the world

The number of Repair Cafés located around the world keeps increasing. Since March of this year, 200 local Repair Café groups have joined. Especially in Germany, this number is rapidly increasing. And there are also new countries that are now part of the Repair Café network. Continue reading

‘Repair Café volunteers mostly want to help others’

People who volunteer at a Repair Café are most strongly motivated to take part because of what they can do for others. They want to help other people live more sustainably, to provide a valuable service to the community and to help improve product reparability and longevity. This is revealed by research, recently undertaken by The Centre for Sustainable Design in Farnham, UK. Continue reading

German Minister for Environment praises Repair Café

Repair Café is hot topic in Germany

Already over 400 Repair Cafés worldwide

German partner for Repair Café Netherlands Foundation

Aljazeera reports on Repair Café