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Our first official year – achievements and future steps

We are still young (and we still have plenty of mistakes to make), but we're proud to say we've grown leaps and bounds from the time when we made our ...

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Guest post: normalising repair and challenging “perceived obsolescence”

This post is by Brighton Repair Café co-founder Victoria Jackson. We started around the same time and we have so much in common. When we set up ...

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Summer reading list: books to inspire restarting

We need more than Youtube teardowns and iFixit guides to inspire us! It may seem like we are online all the time but we love a good book, a good ...

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Survival as thought experiment: on resilience and restarting the world

Let me tell a story about what "survival" means where I grew up. Long before I started working on The Restart Project, when I was just about old ...

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How to grow a circular economy

Last year, our TEDx talk raised the question of how to move towards a people-centred circular economy. This question is more relevant than ever. ...

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Guest post: Yes, you can fix it!

This is guest post by Restarter Philip Le Riche By a stroke of luck it was not the depths of winter when the central heating packed up last week. ...

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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 ...