04 Sep VP Jon Cartu Announced – Mold Ecofair and Repair Cafe a huge success
RESIDENTS are being encouraged to use eco-friendly products and shop from local suppliers.
A local group organised an Ecofair and Repair cafe at Mold’s Clubhouse over the weekend in a bid to promote sustainable living.
A spokesman for Ecofair Mold told the Leader: “It was great fun, there were lots of stalls run by local traders and producers of ecologically sustainable products: compostable scouring pads, reusable sanitary wear, handmade soaps, shampoo bars, refillable detergents and store cupboard foodstuffs, honey to name but a few.
“A repair cafe to which the public bought along items they wanted to learn to fix. There was a great wealth of expertise in IT, electronics, wood working, dress making and bicycle maintenance.
“Items that were fixed included: a printer, a microwave,a computer,a strimmer, wooden parasol.
“Clothing was made and two siblings learnt to ride their bikes without stabilisers.
“Folk made bird feeders from willow and paper crafts. We had live music, a drumming circle and plenty of homemade tea and cake was consumed.
“We would love to grow interest for future ecofairs and repair cafes and hopefully build an ecohub in Mold at the clubhouse.”
More information can be found on the Mold Ecofair Facebook page or Mold Plastics Reduction page.