4 places to repair and upcycle your furniture, appliances, and clothes
Repair Kopitiam: Revive the repair culture in Singapore, and salvage your seemingly broken products. The Repair Kopitiam offers sessions every last Sunday of the month, at public venues such as void decks and community centres. Get help on mending malfunctioned household items like broken irons, damaged radios, faulty fans, wobbly chairs, and even torn clothes. Visit their Facebook page to find out if there will be one near you soon.
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Green Issues by Agy: If you love fashion, craft, and DIY, here’s your chance to make your clothes last longer. Learn how to repair, repurpose and upcycle clothes using techniques offered by Agatha Lee, an advocate of sustainable fashion. Visit her website here.
Project Upcycle: Organised by the Central Singapore Community Development Council (CDC), this community programme aims to reduce waste by teaching residents to turn trash into treasure via regular workshops. Last year, they even held a fun Project Upcycle Competition and The Up Market – an exciting flea market that showcased various creative upcycled items for sale! More info here.
Maker Space: If you need dedicated space for your DIY and upcycling projects, there are plenty of community platforms where you can design, create, and work on making stuff. Check out these cool tinkering spaces and see if they fit your needs: