Spontaneous Construction
Sep
14
9:00 AM09:00

Spontaneous Construction

Home ReSource’s annual festival of creative reinvention

SponCon is the nitty-est, gritty-est, smashin-est, bashin-est, clangin-est, bangin-est, creativist, barbaloot savin-est party in town!

Designed to inspire a culture of reuse with a free, engaging community activity, Spontaneous Construction, or “SponCon” for short, has become an annual Missoula tradition. Contest participants have seven hours to use their choice of Home ReSource materials to build the most beautiful, functional, and creative pieces they can dream up.

As one of Missoula’s original Zero Waste events, volunteers opportunities abound!

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Fixit Clinic
Aug
24
11:00 AM11:00

Fixit Clinic

Home ReSource and partners invite you to exercise your right to repair!

A Fixit Clinic is a "pop-up" event where people bring their broken things to learn how to repair them. Trying to fix something can be intimidating! Everyone is welcome, even if you have never even attempted to fix something before. Volunteer Fixit Coaches can help you repair broken, worn, or malfunctioning stuff by sharing their knowledge & skills. The result is technology demystified, more people empowered with simple repair know-how, and less stuff trashed & replaced.

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Western Montana Fair
Aug
7
to Aug 11

Western Montana Fair

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The Western Montana Fair hosts an entire event dedicated to reuse. The Creative Reuse Division is an upcycling exhibit that showcases reuse art in all forms. As of 2019, the Western Montana Fair is excited to join Missoula’s ZERO by FIFTY initiative, to reduce 90% of the material sent to the landfill by 2050. In line with that commitment, the 2019 theme is Green Thumbs and Pie Crumbs!

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Recycling Works Glass Drop-Off
Jul
21
12:00 PM12:00

Recycling Works Glass Drop-Off

Recycling Works is hosting a glass drop off event! Bring your unwanted glass bottles and jars to the back parking lot at Imagine Nation Brewing.

Cost is $5 per 5 gallon bin (bins provided at site). Glass must be washed with no lids. Labels are okay. Please do not break the glass as it is a safety hazard.

Proceeds go to Missoula Interfaith Collaborative’s housing initiatives, supporting homeless families and individuals.

You can also receive discounts on beer and kombucha!

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Fixit Clinic
Jun
15
11:00 AM11:00

Fixit Clinic

Home ReSource and partners invite you to exercise your right to repair!

A Fixit Clinic is a "pop-up" event where people bring their broken things to learn how to repair them. Trying to fix something can be intimidating! Everyone is welcome, even if you have never even attempted to fix something before. Volunteer Fixit Coaches can help you repair broken, worn, or malfunctioning stuff by sharing their knowledge & skills. The result is technology demystified, more people empowered with simple repair know-how, and less stuff trashed & replaced.

Click the event for more info and how to sign up!

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Fixit Clinic
Apr
20
11:00 AM11:00

Fixit Clinic

Home ReSource and partners invite you to exercise your right to repair!

A Fixit Clinic is a "pop-up" event where people bring their broken things to learn how to repair them. Trying to fix something can be intimidating! Everyone is welcome, even if you have never even attempted to fix something before. Volunteer Fixit Coaches can help you repair broken, worn, or malfunctioning stuff by sharing their knowledge & skills. The result is technology demystified, more people empowered with simple repair know-how, and less stuff trashed & replaced.

Click the event for more info and how to sign up!

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