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Do you have a talent for fixing things? We need your help! On Sunday, May 5 from 1:00 p.m. to 4 p.m., the Oakville Public Library, Town of Oakville, Halton Environmental Network, and in partnership with Sheridan Mission Zero are hosting a Repair Café at the Central Branch of the Oakville Public Library. Come join our team of Fixers! To join our team of fixers, please register on this Eventbrite site or phone Halton Environmental Network: (905)[masked]. After registering we will send you a link to see what see what type of fixer you are: https://forms.gle/WoJpx82Pv9KL7uu39 What is a Fixer? A Fixer is a volunteer who is skilled at repairing household items, everything from appliances to electronics to clothing. Everyone is needed and welcome. What is a Repair Café? Visitors will bring their items to the Repair Café where they will get help fixing it – from you! Most importantly, community members will learn from you – the fixers – how to do it themselves. At the Repair Café, fix anything from lamps to toasters to computers – you name it! It’s free and all are welcome! Repair Café aims to reduce the waste that’s sent to landfill and to change society’s throw-away mindset. Want to bring in an item for repair? Drop-in between 1 pm and 4 pm and register your item in person at the intake table. The event runs until 4pm but we will stop registering items at 3:30. For more information, contact: Halton Environmental Network: www.haltonenvironment.ca, (905)[masked]. To learn about the repair global movement, visit www.repaircafe.org To learn more about Sheridan Mission Zero visit missionzero.sheridancollege.ca
Halton Green Screens Presents a screening of "Sustainable Joes" "From the economy to the environment, we all know something has to change. But can we do anything to really help? ‘SustainableJoes – The Time Is Now’ takes a realistic look at the challenges we face, the drivers of our actions, and provides solutions to have a positive impact today. Twisting the typical environmental narrative, ‘SustainableJoes – The Time Is Now’ is strongly influenced by the work of world renowned Behavioural Economist, Dr. Dan Ariely. Highlighting the drivers of our human behaviour, throughout the film Dr. Ariely talks about strategies to affect change. Ultimately, from food to fashion, water to wealth, energy to the economy; ‘SustainableJoes – The Time Is Now’ covers a variety of topics with a digestibly fast paced approach, focusing on less doom and gloom, more hope and solutions."