New EU right to repair legislation: our initial reaction
We are people, we are repairers, we are sustainability activists, we are community.
We believe products should last longer, and therefore when broken, they should be repaired. This requires products to be designed for repair as well as support for repairers of all kinds.
We are asking for the right to repair.
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The Belgian repairability index includes the price of spare parts: will the EU level up with this ambition?
This article was written by Rosalie Heens from Repair&Share, with contributions from Thomas Opsomer and Flavie Vonderscher. New on the menu: Repair Index Belgian Style In January Belgium adopted a new law that obliges manufacturers and retailers to provide a repairability index for (certain) household appliances, from 2026. With this initiative, Belgium becomes the second …
New directive to empower consumers – what does it mean for repair?
This post was written by Sonja Leyvraz from EEB Last Wednesday, the new Directive on Empowering Consumers for the Green Transition (ECGT) was finalised. The Right to Repair Europe coalition welcomes this step towards more clarity for consumers, as the law will restrict greenwashing practices and misleading green claims, including claims on reparability and durability …
New EU law sets to make repair more affordable for selected products, campaigners push for widespread right to repair
We celebrate that European consumers will get better access to affordable repairs for selected products, but we urge for more wide ranging rules.