Consumption
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Exploring our e-waste: opening gadgets and learning about disposal

We went to the Open Knowledge Festival in Berlin this month to run what we called an "E-waste Exploration". More than anything, we wanted to test the ...

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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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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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Let’s give repair a chance!

Post originally published on the blog of Resource Conference, a free event on the circular economy. In conversations on the circular economy, ...

Photo by Flickr user Wade Tregaskis used on CC license

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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Emergency support when gadgets fail

Many people who attend Restart Parties tell us that they needed urgent and immediate help with their failed gadget. Some admit they had to buy a new ...

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Throwing a spanner in the consumerist Christmas

Just about this time of year, we are bombarded with even MORE messages to consume. The emotional blackmail underlying these messages is shocking. We ...

We are the “inner circle” of the circular economy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2R1a8J1pmYQ We were privileged to get a slot at TEDx Brixton in July and we thought we would try to  say something ...

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The most #ethicalmob

At The Restart Project, our favourite - and surprisingly uncommon - message is: We were amused to have dozens of friends and supporters ...