WYANDANCH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Restore cafés have been popping up everywhere in the nation, permitting individuals to usher in damaged gadgets and have them fastened free of charge as an alternative of seeing them dumped in landfills.
Now, one lady is making an attempt to make the idea work on Lengthy Island.
Laurie Farber hosted a restore café in June, and has scheduled one other one subsequent month, at Our Woman of Miraculous Medal Church in Wyandanch.
Individuals who know learn how to restore electronics, computer systems, and small furnishings, can volunteer their time and experience.
Farber stated she was impressed by worldwide efforts to scale back landfill waste.
“We make a lot trash. We’re a throw-away society,” she stated. “We actually need individuals to assume relatively than throwing issues away.”
Farber’s subsequent restore café can be held Nov. four.