Fix-it Clinics have kept 26,123 pounds of stuff out of trash


Since 2012, residents have fixed 3,901 items with the help of Fix-it Clinic volunteers. To date, Hennepin County has hosted 55 free clinics, teaching valuable repair skills, building community connections and reducing the number of repairable objects thrown in the trash. Volunteers provide free, guided assistance to disassemble, troubleshoot and fix stuff.

Attend an upcoming Fix-It Clinic. Clinics are hosted from noon to 4 p.m. Items are accepted until 3:30 p.m.: Saturday, June 10, Eastside Neighborhood Services, 1700 Second St. NE. Saturday, August 12, St. Anthony City Hall, 3301 Silver Lake Road Northeast, St. Anthony. Saturday, October 14, Faith Lilac Way Lutheran Church, 5530 42nd Avenue North, Robbinsdale. For info visit