Support Norwegian repairer Henrik Huseby in his battle with Apple
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.
The new repairability requirements adopted on October 1st by the EU Commission represents a turning point in the way we produce and use our products.
As of 2021 all TVs, monitors, fridges, freezers, washing machines, washer-dryers, dishwashers and lighting products placed on the EU market will have to meet minimum repairability requirements aimed at extending their lifetime. But this is not enough.
We are asking for the right to repair.
Be an early adopter! Join the movement for a universal Right to Repair
Who we are
We are a coalition of European organisations pushing for system change around repair.
We represent community repair groups, social economy actors, self repair and any citizen who would like to advocate for their right to repair.
Repairers are heroes, give them a statue!
On Tuesday October 15th, some activists of the Right to Repair campaign transformed the statue of Mercator in Brussels into ‘Mercator the repairer’ by adding bright yellow painted repair tools…
EU is looking into Google’s repair-damaging behaviour
For several months now, Google has been blocking advertisements from independent repairers, as opposed to those from manufacturers and their authorised repairers. In June, Runder Tisch Reparatur, supported by 17…
The climate cost of “disposable smartphones”
Extending the lifespan of smartphones and other electronics by just one year would save the EU as much carbon emissions as taking 2 million cars off the roads annually, a…