Author Archives: Chloé Mikolajczak

6 August 2021

Part pairing is an increasingly common practice used by manufacturers that could create major barriers to independent and self repair.

We talked to repair actors about the main threats of part pairing and what policymakers should do about it.

25 May 2021

The European Commission is breaking its promise to make longer-lasting printers and risks giving in to a weak industry proposal.

We now need a binding regulation to tackle the issue of short-lived printers.

14 May 2021

While the new Ecodesign rules are an important step, they do not mean we have the Right to Repair in Europe. Yet.

We asked repairers on the ground what these regulations mean for them and what should be done to ensure a universal Right to Repair.