What can you do to decrease the strain on our planet? Ensure you’re purchasing products that have a long lifespan and when something breaks, do what you can to fix it.
Less resource extraction = healthier planet
We’ve compiled some tutorials to help you fix common household items
How to Change a Bicycle Inner Tube
How to Refinish a Table (Quickly and Easily)
Sewing 101: Mending a Tear
Replacing an iPhone Screen
DIY Shoe Repair
Leather Repair Trick for Small Tears & Cracks
Looking for tools to help make your repairs possible? Here are a few great resources in Winnipeg:
- The ideaMILL at the Millennium Library
- Bike Repair tools at Community Bike Shops
- Spence Neighbourhood Tool Lending Library
- Arts Junktion Tool Lending Library
OR! Ask a neighbour or friend to borrow/rent theirs. And of course, be willing to offer repair items that you own to others in return.