At St Kilda Repair Cafe, volunteer fixers and menders offer their time and skills to help make possible repairs free of charge. People visiting the Repair Cafe bring broken or damaged items from home – toasters, lamps, hairdryers, clothes, bikes, toys, crockery, anything that is broken is welcome. This helps reduce waste, save money and resources, and can help reduce CO2 emissions.
It’s also an excellent educational opportunity to watch and learn as items are repaired.
Above all, the Repair Café wants to show how much fun repairing things can be, and how easy it often is. By sharing skills and know-how, they help build community as well.