35 people think this is good

    Andrea Pazos Christien  baker Cait Emma Harry321 Jeffrey Lim GladRagsDoc abefroman Tanya Grinblat Teshia Treuhaft

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, or Repair: The Pop-Up Repair Shop in NYC

DOWSER

New York City’s Pop Up Repair Shop was a one-month experiment this June “aimed at breaking the cycle of use-and-discard goods.” It was the first step of a larger exploration of the issue, led by Sandra Goldmark, a set and costume designer and theater professor at Barnard College. Sandra and her husband Michael Banta, a theater production manager at Barnard, launched the shop using funds from an IndieGoGo campaign, which raised over $9,000.

Launch Slideshow

Continue to dowser.org

Inappropriate?

Discuss

  • abefromanabefroman

    This is a very cool idea. I remember repair shops from my youth, but rarely if ever see any around now. I'd love to see these types of shops return and thrive. It all comes back to sustainability and <a href="http://greencirclecertified.com/closed-loop.html"; target=_blank"><u>Closed Loop Product</u></a>s.