“Repairing people, there is nothing more fulfilling for me. We each have our little battles; For me, it means limiting the production of waste. And a repaired washing machine means 60 kilos less waste: steel, plastic, cables…” Marc Blanc, 30, has found his calling: appliance repairer. Oven, dishwasher, hob: nothing can resist it. “The only problem is the refrigeratorshe tempers. That’s where we have the lowest success rate and it’s very annoying, because it’s a difficult machine to recycle. My grandmother’s, which she had bought with her first salary as a French teacher, was indestructible. But, today, to pull prices down, the quality is no longer there, the copper pipes are thinner…”
For a year and a half, Marc Blanc has been working for Murfy, a major appliance repair service founded four years ago by five young graduates from business and engineering schools, on the model of the start-up, with digitization paperwork and investment on the service.
It was during confinement that his hobby appeared to him as a possible profession. “The hotel in which I provided maintenance was shut down, so I started to repair devices that I found on Leboncoin”, says the young man, who has since had a spanner tattooed on his arm. He fixes up a washing machine, then a television, which he resells on the same site. He also attacks his toaster:
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