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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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Right to Repair news from the US
New York’s Right To Repair Act – a big step for repair, but big tech managed to considerably slim it down. Tractor manufacturer – and long-standing opponent to R2R – John Deere signed a repair agreement with US farmers. Will they actually respect it?
The EU battery directive will make it easier to replace batteries
We celebrate an important repair win on part pairing: this directive finally bans software tricks which hinder the replacement of batteries. We regret however, that an exemption for products used in wet conditions leaves many products such as electric toothbrushes with hardly replaceable batteries.
Apple’s self-repair programme is not the Right to Repair we need
Progress on EU legislation on smartphone repair proves effective in pushing manufacturers towards repair, but Apple is far from giving us the universal right to repair we need.