Repair revolution : how fixers are transforming our throwaway culture / John Wackman & Elizabeth Knight
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310 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-283) and index.
Contents
Introduction: Experiments in repair culture -- The community repair experience -- The road to sustainability -- The wisdom of repair -- The right to repair -- Repairing in place -- Repairing is caring -- How do I get one of these in my town? -- Adventures in repair -- Afterword / by Martine Postma -- Appendix 1: Recommended online repair and parts resources -- Appendix 2: Lamp/electrical inventory and general repair café supply boxes -- Appendix 3: Sample Repair Café and Fixit Clinic flyers and forms -- Appendix 4: Sample house rules (long form) and job ticket -- Appendix 5: Sample letter to new coaches -- Appendix 6: List of recommended items for kids take it apart table.
Summary
"Repair Revolution chronicles the rise of repair cafés: non-profit, volunteer organizations devoted to repairing electronics and household items for free. After outlining the philosophy of repair cafés, the book discusses practical details such as online repair resources, fixes for common product malfunctions, and tips for founding new repair cafés"-- Provided by publisher.
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Online version: Wackman, John Kenneth, 1951- Repair revolution Novato : New World Library, 2020. 9781608686612 (DLC) 2019058721
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9781608686605 (paperback)
1608686604 (paperback)
9781608686612 (epub)
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