Saturday: 'Fixit' clinic may help you fix your broken products

RethinkWaste — also known as the South Bayside Waste Management Authority — is holding a free "fixit" clinic at its Shoreway Environmental Center (the recycling center) on 225 Shoreway Road in San Carlos on Saturday, July 26.

From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the public can bring in broken, non-functioning items such as electronics, small household appliances, computers, toys, and other items for assessment, disassembly and possibly repair. All items must be carry-in size, and parts must be in containers.

Fixit coaches will be on hand to help disassemble and troubleshoot items. Specialty tools will be provided.

Go to to register, or for more information.

— Tiffany Lam


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Posted by Elsie
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Jul 25, 2014 at 12:15 pm

A Fix-It clinic. What a terrific idea! Is there a charge for this service?

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Posted by UC Davis Grad
a resident of another community
on Jul 25, 2014 at 2:56 pm

Uh, Elsie -- right in the article: "RethinkWaste — also known as the South Bayside Waste Management Authority — is holding a *free* 'fixit' clinic at its Shoreway Environmental Center..."

Never hurts to carefully read the article. Really, it doesn't.

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Posted by Scott McMahon
a resident of Menlo Park: The Willows
on Jul 27, 2014 at 10:54 am

I suspect the pedantic and unnecessarily rude comment by "UC Davis Grad" probably wouldn't have been posted if the writer hadn't had a pseudonym to hide behind.

Forgive me for dignifying a comment like this with a response; but as a UC Davis grad myself, I feel the need to stick up for my alma mater. I hope Almanac readers won't think this person is typical of the group.

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