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 2019 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.
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At the request of the House Judiciary Committee, Apple turned over last week internal communications on the “Right to Repair”—revealing Apple’s seemingly united position on repair is really an internal debate, rife with uncertainty.
Our questions about Apple’s “Independent Repair Provider” programme
Apple announced the expansion of its Independent Repair Provider programme for iPhones to repair shops in Europe and Canada, but we still have big questions about the initiative.
Right to Repair needed urgently to prevent growing quantities of electronic waste
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