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Learn to DIY at a Fix-It Clinic

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by Tai Moses

Ever wish you had the skills to repair that broken toaster sitting on the kitchen counter or mend the holes in your child’s jeans? The Fix-It Clinics offered by Austin Resource Recovery are designed to teach you the knack of DIY, with the help of volunteer coaches who are dedicated to spreading the gospel of repair and reuse. Repairing things – instead of throwing them away and buying new ones – keeps items out of the landfill and breaks the cycle of consumption. The next clinic is Saturday, July 13, noon to 3 p.m. at Recycled Reads Bookstore, Austin Public Library, 5335 Burnet Road. Register early and reserve your place, since the clinics fill up fast. You can bring your broken items, but the limit is two items per person, so look around your home and choose wisely.

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