Repair is often thrown around as the fourth R, right behind reduce, reuse, and recycle. The ability and willingness to repair things saves money and helps keep a lot of "stuff" out of the landfill... not to mention the fact that it's a very satisfying feeling to fix something yourself instead of buying a replacement! We've got a roundup of some of our favorite repair and fixin' posts, as well as a few posts on the tools you'll need to get the job done…Home Repairs & Fixin'
- 5 Green Home Repair Projects Under $50
- The 4th R: Repair
- Repair: Fixing a Laser Printer
- Yes, You Can! 10 Repairs You Can Do Yourself
- How To Mend Rubber Gloves?
- DIY Repairs for 5 Common Bathroom Issues
- The Fixer's Collective: If It
Ain'tBroke, Don'tFix It
- Spring Cleaning Tip #7: Fix What's Broken
- Weekend Project: Fix Those Drafty Windows!
- How To Fix a Slow Draining Sink
- Green Ideas: Don't Toss It, Fix It
- Remarkable Repairs Competition at Platform21
- Crazy Reuse from There, I Fixed It
- Fixing What's Broken from NPR
And A Bit On Tools:
- Tool Sharing
- Green Idea: Community Toolsheds
- Green Tip: Rent Tools, Don't Buy
- Eco-Friendly Painting Tools
- Eco-Friendly and Compostable Painting Tools by Warner
- Look! Magnetic Tool Storage
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