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Throw it away? No Way!

Fix-it Fairs are community gatherings bringing neighbors together to provide free repair services to the public while reducing landfill waste and passing on vital skills.

After a two-year head-start in Tacoma, Fix-it Fairs are now expanding to Kitsap County and Seattle!┬áThese hands-on events are open to everyone and provide an empowering opportunity for individuals learn how to repair items – like small appliances and electronics – for themselves and others.┬áThe 3-hour events are held at revolving sites around town, with the goal of making them accessible to more people in more communities.

What gets fixed?

We invite people to bring items in need of repairing or mending that might otherwise be thrown away, such as bikes, jewelry, clothing, small appliances, furniture, toys and electronics. Meanwhile, you can chat with your neighbors, get advice on home projects, and grab some coffee and snacks (on us!) – all in a welcoming, family-friendly environment.

So what are you waiting for? Find out more and get involved with a Fix-it Fair near you!

 

Thank You!

We’d like to thank to the WA Department of Ecology for generously supporting this project through a Public Participation Grant.

Our Partners

Our wonderful partners help make Fix-it Fairs possible!

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