Amsterdam Attempts to Change Culture With Repair Cafes

In the Netherlands, a total of thirty groups have started Repair Cafes. People get together and pool their skills while working a few hours a month to mend holey clothing and revivify old coffee makers, broken lamps, vacuum cleaners and toasters, as well as at least one electric organ, a washing machine and an orange juice press.

Amsterdam’s Repair Cafes encourages people to bring old items that they might have otherwise thrown out to have them restored by expert volunteers.

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One Response to Amsterdam Attempts to Change Culture With Repair Cafes

  1. Thanks for all your efforts that you have put in this. Very interesting information. “He hasn’t an enemy in the world – but all his friends hate him.” by Eddie Cantor.

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