What: Repair Cafés encourage people to fix things rather than throw them away.

How: Volunteer repairers help members of the local community to mend broken electrical, electronic, mechanical, leather and textile items, reducing the embedded carbon. Promotes community resilience by encouraging participants to solve problems and find sustainable solutions in an everday setting.

Direct Carbon Saving: 4,500 kgCO2e/yr

Further Information: On the repair café movement : For CO2e saving calculation :


  • Solution: Waste > Waste Avoidance > Repairing > Repair Cafe
  • Solution: Waste > Waste Avoidance > Repairing > Make Do & Mend
  • Solution: Influence > Behaviour Change > Householder Change > Householder Service


Lead Group: Transition Stroud

Contact Name: Paul Hofman

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 07977 228973

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Postcode: GL6 0HH

Locality: Nailsworth, Nailsworth, Stroud, Gloucestershire, South West

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