Restart podcast

Introducing the Restart Podcast

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LondonHavering

Essex calling: our pilot with London outer borough Havering

What do you think of when you think of the suburbs? If you don't think of reversing our dead-end consumer culture, then think again! When we ...

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Restarter profile: Aboubaker

Tell us a little about yourself. It was necessary that at some point something arises from nothing... and February 25, 1985 this world became my ...

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Fixometer project report: the environmental impact of e-stuff

We have been working on our "Fixometer" project for a couple of months now, assembling a team with The Engine Room and Circular Ecology to create an ...

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Worn thin: the limits of a “logic of innovation”

In short order, we heard two disappointing developments in the gadget world. First, that Samsung's new Galaxy S6 no longer features a ...

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Status: unrepaired. Options for reusing and recycling electronics

We fix roughly 40% of devices at Restart Parties at the first go. Another 5% go home "DIY ready". But what about the 55% of devices that remain ...

pancakeprep

3D printer-salvage pancakes

We have a growing dataset of gadgets that are dead on arrival at our Restart Parties - it's a good measure of what is dead at people's homes. Until ...

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The footprint of those iPhones

So the iPhone 6 sales figures were released today. Tech journalists are our timeline are buzzing with the news. 74 million iPhone 6 sold, of a ...

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Tiny houses, decluttering and late consumerist disorders

The big craze in the US, land of bulk buying, student debt, mortgages-come-financial-products... Tiny houses. Yes, tiny houses. In some sense ...