City of Austin | Fixit Clinic
Have you signed up yet? Be a volunteer! Or come get your stuff fixed at the FixitClinic this Saturday at Recycled Reads.
Want to volunteer your expertise? Email Teresa Chapman to sign up!
Have stuff you need help fixing? Not sure where to start? Come see us at the City of Austin Fixit Clinic! Saturday 8/19 from 12-3pm.
Sewing repairs, gluing, mending—we can help you repair and reuse your beloved stuff! There will also be a “Take-Apart Table” where you can use the tools and expertise available at the clinic to take apart an item just for fun and to learn how it works.
The clinic coincides with Recycled Reads’ Back to School event.
Why buy new when you can have the satisfaction of fixing your own? Sign up!
Vissla and Surfrider |Creators & Innovators | Upcycle Contest
2 new contests for the upcycler in all of us!
Vissla and Surfrider have teamed up to offer the Creators & Innovators Upcycle Contest “. From their campaign:
Vissla has once again partnered up with our friends at @surfrider to challenge you to take something that might be considered waste and create something that can be used in the ocean. You must upcycle an old or found object into a functional wave riding craft (i.e. surfboards, handplanes, paipos, fins, alaias, skim boards, boats, etc.) Be creative! All contestants must enter a video or 3-6 photographs showing their project from start to finish via Instagram #CreatorsContest and clearly state your country of residence by September 10, 2017. Winners will be announced at the final event on October 21, 2017.
Rethink Reuse DIY Contest
Jo-Ann’s and Savers have aligned forces to bring us “Rethink Reuse DIY Contest” for the month of July. Show off your upcycle project on Instagram with the hashtag #howireuse—(3) talented winners will receive a $500 prize pack.