Week 9: Repair Cafe

In this throwaway society of ours, there is now a movement afoot in which people are fighting back against short-lived consumer goods. In fact, there are many different groups, all over the world, organizing events where people can bring in broken items to have volunteers take a stab at repairing them. Last Saturday there was one such event in Windisch. 

A full list of the upcoming Repair Cafes all over Switzerland can be found here: https://www.konsumentenschutz.ch/repaircafe/schweizer-repair-cafes/ 

 The concept was formalized in the Netherlands in 2010. You can read about it on Wikipedia, among other places. Have you ever visited a Repair Cafe?

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