Repair Day 2020

Get involved in Repair Day 2020

On Saturday 17 October we celebrate the fourth edition of International Repair Day, a day to promote and celebrate the value of fixing.  The theme for this year’s edition is Repair is Essential, especially during a global pandemic.

Add your event

Are you planning an event for Repair Day? Please share details using this form. View a list of all submitted events.

How can you get involved?

We want everyone to be part of Repair Day, online as well as offline. Here are some ideas to get involved on the day:

  • Attend a community repair event
  • Support a local repair business
  • Fix something yourself, or share your skills with others
  • Share a picture of your repair (successful or not!) or of a memorable repair
  • Join our mailing list for updates
  • Check out the Heroes of Repair by the European Right to Repair Campaign

Visual resources

We’ve created new resources to share to announce Repair Day and celebrate it on the day. Use them online and offline to endorse, promote and celebrate Repair Day.

Repair Day Logo
You can access multiple versions of the logo in colour and b&w.

Repair Day –  social media cards
We have 6 social media cards for you to choose from, each in two formats: Instagram/Facebook and Twitter

You can suggest an additional language for our social media cards.

Repair Day A4 Posters
You access the poster in colour or customise one in b&w adding your logo.

Are you a repair business?

Join us using any of our social media cards.
You can also post a picture of you fixing, holding the FIXED! poster.

Hashtags and messages

We’ll be sharing using #RepairDay and #RepairIsEssential. You can also add the word ‘repair’ in your local language as well, such as #Ripara or #Reparatur.

Here are a few suggestions for messages to share:

  • Broken is not an option!
  • Obey your conscience, disobey the throw-away economy. Repair!
  • A fixed thing is a beautiful thing
  • Celebrate your Right to Repair

Alert the local media!

Download and customize our template press release (ENGLISHGERMAN) for your local event – make sure you add all the details and send it off to the local media. You can even use it for posting on your blog or social media!

Other shareable content