When something breaks, we often think "Replace it!" In mancy cases, a simple fix may be in order. While many products are not designed to last forever, local experts can help extend the life of the products we buy.
One of the easiest ways to reduce waste is to fix and repair items instead of throwing them away. It is time for a repair revolution!
A little wear and tear? It’s time to repair! When something breaks, we often think “Replace it!” However, one of the easiest ways to reduce waste is to fix items instead of throwing them away. Each CleanScapes Weekly Tip this month will offer alternatives to buying new or used items so check back each week for more.
Don’t despair a little wear and tear—think repair! Rather than dispose of something that is broken, why not break ground and find a fix? Replacing parts is part of replacing old habits—and while we may not all be handy, we do all have a hand in our impact on the environment!
While all good things must come to an end, the end may not necessarily be in sight for those hard-working electronics we’ve often dropped, cracked, or drizzled with Seattle’s very best—coffee and/or rain! Rather than console yourself with a new console, take a look at the alternatives before opting to use your re-purchasing power. Chances are there may be a second chance for our hard-wiring—both electronic and human, and a fix that helps the environment, the pocketbook, and our immediate needs!