Author Archives: Chloé Mikolajczak

6 December 2021

Our new research, in collaboration with the EEB and the University of Lund shows that most batteries in today’s products cannot be removed, replaced or repaired resulting in shorter device lifetimes, a loss of rare and valuable materials and billions in unnecessary consumer expenditure.

11 October 2021

Tired of changing phones every 2 to 3 years? What if they lasted 10 instead?

Read more about our latest #10YearPhone campaign asking Europe to be a true leader, and ensure that every new smartphone put on the market lasts for at least 10 years.

29 September 2021

Apple is notorious for its expensive official repairs, for the many limitations to its supply of spare parts to independent repairers and – increasingly – for the use of software as a barrier to repair.

The new iPhone 13 is no exception.