New EU right to repair legislation: our initial reaction

We believe in the right to repair

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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E-waste is the fastest growing waste stream in the world. Only 15-20% is recycled
53 million tonnes of e-waste are produced each year the equivalent weight of 350 cruise ships’ worth of electronics
Community repair prevents waste, saves CO2 and mends hearts

News

20 February 2024

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 …

8 February 2024

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 …