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.
Be an early adopter! Join the movement for a universal Right to Repair
The Circular Economy Blueprint paves the way for a Right to Repair in Europe
The EU Circular Economy Action Plan seems to hit all the right notes to make “Right to Repair” a reality in Europe. But what needs to happen next?
German environment ministry pushes for right to repair
In a bid to make digitalisation sustainable, the German environmental ministry relased early March its “Environmental Digital Agenda”.
The strategy is in favour of ICT product’s repairability and calls for a European Right to Repair.
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There are many obstacles to extending the lifespan of electronic devices that are often overlooked by policymakers. Our new report analyses what they are for laptop computers and recommends practical steps to reduce their environmental impact.