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How to become a repair city?

Cities are important actors in the circular economy and essential facilitators to promote and support local repair. However, how to start?

We gathered all the developments within the Sharepair project in a city repair toolkit with 10 concrete actions to help cities scale up repair projects, start a Repair Café, reach as many citizens as possible and highlight the importance of repair with citizens.

Check out the city repair toolkit below!

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City repair toolkit

Check out our repair toolkit and let these 10 actions guide you towards becoming a repair city! Each action is further documented in a practical & actionable way.

The city repair toolkit consists of 10 concrete actions to help cities support, facilitate and promote local initiatives, while raising awareness about the importance of repair among citizens
Liene Blancke, city of Leuven

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How Leuven is developing an Urban Repair Center

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Is your city's story still missing here?

Or did our toolkit trigger your attention? Are you working for a city, or actively involved in a local repair community that can still grow? Send us a message to join the repair city community.