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Energy, emissions and our gadgets

Apple is in full PR-blitz mode today with an announcement about reducing its emissions. Very timely, as we're currently taking an online course on ...

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Skillsharing workshops, for and by women

Last week, our first women's electronics repair workshop was a great success, thanks to the participation of 12 women of all ages and skill levels. ...

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An inspiring DIY workshop

Yesterday we visited the London Bike Kitchen - a very special DIY Bike Repair Workshop in east London. We had felt a certain kinship with this ...

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First ever global repair/fixit hangout

Join us for the first ever global “hangout” for the grassroots, community fixing and repair movement, April 9. Community repair groups are ...

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Guest post: Getting smart with a Genius

This guest post is written by Restart Volunteer Coordinator David Mery. About a year ago, my sister in law got a free iPhone 5 from her network. ...

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Guest post: Notes on my first Restart Party

This guest post is by Barcelona-based researcher Blanca Callén, who spent a week with The Restart Project. Read more about her ethnographic research ...

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Keeping tabs on tablets

We were delighted to help BBC Journalist LJ Rich fix her iPad last month, a saga which airs this weekend on BBC Click. Her story of over 8 hours ...

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Opening gadgets and transforming our reality

A journalist asked us the other day what our "best repairs" have been, and what makes us proudest about The Restart Project. Perhaps she expected us ...

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Greetings television viewers

You are probably reading this because you spotted us on the telly. And you probably have a couple of questions: Who are you? The Restart ...