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
Help make printers and game consoles more repairable!
The European Commission is currently reviewing options to improve the design of game consoles and printers. We need repairability to be considered
The repair revolution at the Disruptive Innovation Festival
Many organisations, individuals, politicians, consumer organisations and producers have already realised that there is something wrong with the numbers of products thrown away . The e-waste we produce annually is as large as 4500 Eiffel towers and recycling cannot keep up the pace of the waste production. Meanwhile repair offers a solution to keep products […]
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 to it. Rosalie Heens from Repair and Share, one of the organisation involved says: “With this playful action we want to highlight the importance of […]