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If you're thinking of doing some DIY, the library's the last place you'd think of going, until now.
A councillor in Hackney wants libraries to lend out all sorts of electrical equipment, including power tools, to help Londoners cut waste and the cost of living. Speaking to Hackney Citizen, Councillor Jon Burke said:
Essentially I want to pilot a physical lending library through which people will be able to come and borrow items they would otherwise have to buy.
The main purpose of this is to reduce upstream waste, but it would also have an impact for the people who are at the margins.
If they need a drill, for example, they wouldn’t need to have to go out and purchase one.
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