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Repairing and reusing products

Reduce, reuse, repair. A big part of a product’s environmental impact can be lessened with a few steps you have control over, and MEC can help you put these principles into action.

Reuse: gear swaps

Since 1997, our online outdoor gear swap has been our way of encouraging people to recycle used outdoor gear. You can also find gear and clothing with plenty of life left in it on online marketplace sites or at thrift stores, too.

Repair: fixes in store

For the safety of staff and members, we are pausing in-store gear repair services for a while. Thanks for your understanding.

Learn how to fix your gear

Have a DIY spirit? We’ve put together how-to articles and videos on some of the most popular gear repair and maintenance topics.