“When you have enough, you don’t need more.” Reducing our consumption of new stuff and therefore waste is a key way of lowering carbon emissions.
Alton Repair Café (see their Facebook page) holds sessions normally on the second Saturday morning of each month at Alton Community Centre – but check dates and times. Volunteers offer free help with repairs to clothes and textiles, mechanical, small electrical and bikes.
Alton Community Share is a free eco-friendly lending library of toys, games, jigsaws and activities, powered by donations from the local community. It is based at St Lawrence Parish Centre, and normally open from 10.00-12.00 on the second and fourth Saturday every month. Email AltonCommunityShare@hotmail.com