Athens Zero Waste Initiative


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Reuse and Repair Fair

Wednesday, March 29th

12:00pm-7:00pm, Ping Recreation Center

Activities include:

– All clothing brand repairs by Patagonia’s Worn Wear team, ReUse Industries MakerSpace, and Rural Action.

Patagonia’s Worn Wear team and ReUse Industries “fixers” will work with attendees to demonstrate and assist with clothing repairs and tailoring.

– Rebike Program sale by Ohio University’s Office of Sustainability and Moving and Surplus.

– Bicycle Registration through the Ohio University Police Department

– Challenge Course by Ohio University Outdoor Pursuits

-Pre-move out clothing donation station:

Bring unwanted clothing items to be donated to ReUse Industries, a non-profit working towards zero waste goals in the region.

– Upcycled clothing display by Ohio University Retail Merchandising and Fashion Product Development Program and ReUse Industries

– Bike repair advice and demos by Athens Bicycle

– Compost Facility tours

– And much more!