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Learn how to do it yourself at the Winter Repair Fair

Monday, February 6th, 2017

Want to try your hand at a new skill? Need to fix one of your belongings that’s been out of commission? Come by the Winter Repair Fair on Wednesday, February 15 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM in the OSUsed Store (644 SW 13th St.). Volunteers will teach you how to fix your broken items; attend […]

Repair Fair Reflection: A solution for a throw away society

Friday, December 9th, 2016

One of OSU’s long-standing traditions is the Repair Fair hosted by the Waste Watchers, a student organization whose mission is to engage students and the community in waste reduction on campus. The Repair Fair aims to directly use the Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Approach. In the Global North, which are the countries that have traditionally been […]

Get your Fix at the 2016 Fall Repair Fair!

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Do you have a torn shirt, broken bike, or otherwise damaged items? Bring them to the Fall Repair Fair on Wednesday, November 2 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM in the OSUsed Store (644 SW 13th Street). Volunteers will teach you how to fix your broken items; attend demos to learn more skills! See the list below for this month’s skills […]

Get Free Repairs at the Spring Repair Fair

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Do you have a torn shirt, broken bike, or otherwise damaged items? Bring them to the Spring Repair Fair on Wednesday, May 11 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM in the OSUsed Store (644 SW 13th Street). Volunteers will teach you how to fix your broken items; attend demos to learn more skills! See the list below for this month’s skills […]

Get your fix at the Winter Repair Fair!

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Do you have a torn shirt, broken bike, or otherwise damaged items? Bring them to the Winter Repair Fair on Wednesday, February 24 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM in the OSUsed Store (644 SW 13th Street). Volunteers will teach you how to fix your broken items; attend demos to learn more skills! See the list below for this month’s skills […]

Fall Repair Fair – Free Repairs and DIY Skills

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Do you have a torn shirt, broken bike, or otherwise damaged items? Bring them to the Fall Repair Fair on Tuesday, November 10 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM in the OSUsed Store (644 SW 13th Street). Volunteers will teach you how to fix your broken items; attend demos to learn more skills! See the list below for this month’s […]

Get Your Fix at the Repair Fair!

Saturday, October 17th, 2015

Bring those broken or damaged items to the Student Edition of the Repair Fair on Wednesday, October 21 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM. This time, the event will be held at the Student Experience Center Plaza (2251 SW Jefferson Way) located between the Student Experience Center and the MU Quad. Volunteers will teach you how to fix your broken items; attend […]

May Repair Fair: Free repairs and D.I.Y. demos

Monday, May 4th, 2015

Bring those broken or damaged items to the May Repair Fair on Wednesday, May 13 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM. The event will be held at the OSU Recycling Warehouse, aka the OSUsed Store (644 SW 13th Street). Volunteers will teach you how to fix your broken items; attend demos to learn more skills! See the list below […]

Get your fix at the April Repair Fair!

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Bring those broken or damaged items to the April Repair Fair on Tuesday, April 28 from 3:30 – 5:30 PM. This time, the event will be held at the Student Experience Center Plaza (2251 SW Jefferson Way) located between the Student Experience Center and the MU Quad. Volunteers will teach you how to fix your broken items; attend demos […]

Meet the Menders: Tanya Andersson

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

For the February Repair Fair, we interviewed Tanya Andersson, a regular sewing volunteer. Tanya began volunteering last winter, and has helped mend clothes at three Repair Fairs. What do you do outside of the repair fairs? I work at OSU, I work for Parking Services. Outside of the Repair Fair I sew; I am a quilter. I’ve […]

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