Fix It: Don’t Trash It!

SEAC Tool Shed, Repair Cafe, and SewGreen
Would you like to keep items out of the landfill and avoid buying new ones?
Join ColorBrightonGreen in person or online as we learn about the services offered by the South East Area Coalition (SEAC) Tool Shed, the Repair Cafe at the South Wedge Mission, and SewGreen.
BONUS: Bring in an item or two that needs small repairs: small lamps, clocks, electronics, or clothing that needs small repairs or patches. Email us at [email protected] to let us know what you are bringing to repair so we can be ready for you.

Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at 6:30 pm
Brighton Memorial Library
Friends Learning Center

Are you passionate about sustainability and eager to explore practical ways to reduce waste and promote community resilience? Look no further than ColorBrightonGreen’s upcoming event, where we dive into the innovative services offered by local organizations dedicated to environmental conservation and community empowerment.

Join us, both in person and online, for an enlightening session as we shine a spotlight on the impactful initiatives spearheaded by the South East Area Coalition (SEAC) Tool Shed, the Repair Cafe at the South Wedge Mission, and SewGreen. These organizations are at the forefront of the movement towards a more sustainable and interconnected community, offering valuable resources and fostering a culture of repair, reuse, and resourcefulness.

The SEAC Tool Shed: Imagine having access to a plethora of tools and equipment for various household projects without the need to purchase or store them. That’s precisely what the SEAC Tool Shed provides to residents in the South East Area. From power tools to gardening equipment, the Tool Shed promotes resource sharing and empowers individuals to tackle DIY projects while minimizing waste and consumption.

The Repair Cafe at the South Wedge Mission: In a throwaway culture where broken items often end up in landfills, the Repair Cafe stands as a beacon of hope. Here, skilled volunteers offer their expertise to mend everything from clothing and electronics to furniture and appliances. By extending the lifespan of items through repair, the Repair Cafe cultivates a sense of community, resilience, and environmental stewardship.

SewGreen: Clothing production is notorious for its environmental impact, but SewGreen is on a mission to change that narrative. This nonprofit organization provides affordable sewing classes and workshops, teaching valuable skills that empower individuals to mend, alter, and create their own garments. By promoting sustainable fashion practices and encouraging creativity, SewGreen fosters a more conscious and ethical approach to clothing consumption.

Whether you’re a seasoned eco-warrior or just beginning your journey towards a more sustainable lifestyle, this event promises to inspire and inform. Join us as we explore the transformative potential of community-driven initiatives and discover practical solutions to reduce waste, conserve resources, and build a brighter, greener future for all.

Mark your calendars and be part of the conversation! Stay tuned for further details on how to participate in person or join us virtually. Together, let’s harness the power of community and create positive change for our planet and future generations.