fixer collectives

Fix What’s Broken – For Less

Posted on 08/27/2012 by |The Ultimate Cheapskate | Comments

Money & Savings“You can’t get anything repaired anymore.” That’s a common complaint many of my fellow cheapskates and I have when it comes to the disposable society in which we now live. Unlike back in our grandparent’s day, nowadays when your “what-do-you-call-it” breaks, you just go buy a new one, since nobody repairs “what-do-you-call-its” anymore. What a waste of resources - and money! See also: Should you repair or replace?  Well, a small but growing movement of so-called “fixer collectives” is hoping to …