Ocupational workshops

With the voluminous waste that the individual people, companies and administrations give to Mestral begins the work of insertion in the different occupational workshops. In Mestral-Maó there are six different occupational workshops:
- Workshop of Clothes
- Workshop of Carpentry and Restoration of Furniture
- Workshop of Repair of electrical devices
- Shop
- Store
- Truck
Mestral-Ciutadella consists of five workshops:
- Workshop of clothes
- Workshop of Carpentry and Restoration of Furniture
- Shop
- Store
- Truck

The process of reutilization, repair and recycling begins with the withdrawal of objects that the people donate voluntarily. This task is done by the chauffeur-monitor and two users who go with him in the truck, which they are the managers of the withdrawals. The objects that arrive to Mestral, once unloaded into the store must be weighed (to take a record of the income), valued and later it is decided if they can be recovered. If they can, they are moved to the corresponding workshop. In the Workshop of Carpentry and Restoration of Furniture, the object will be repaired or will fall apart to take advantage of the wood to do new furniture of decoration. In the Workshop of Clothes the users learn to know different fabrics, to put a washer-machine, to iron, to sew, etc. In the Workshop for repairing domestic appliances, basic electricity, functioning of the different domestic appliances of white line (iceboxes, washers, etc.) and brown (radios, cassettes, televisions, etc.), besides painting and to treat the scrap is taught to the users. In the shop, the monitor-seller and the users they take charge of the tasks of maintenance, cleanliness, classification, order, etc. of the furniture, clothes and other things that are sold in the shop.


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