Repair and re-use
Many of the things we throw away havenâ€™t always reached the end of their useful life. Before getting rid of them, take a look at Why Re-use? to get tips on what to do with them.
When it comes to clothing, it's easy to Love your clothes. This allows us toÂ save money and help the environment by making simple changes to the way we buy, use and get rid of our clothing.
Other tips on repair can be found below.
- A simple repair could give an item of furniture a new lease of life
- A quick stitch here and there could give an item of clothing a new look
- Ask family friends to helpÂ â€“Â someone is certain to be nifty with a needle and thread or handy with aÂ hammer or screwdriver
- Lots of shops offer repair services â€“ look on your high street or search online or in local directories