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Open data for a truly circular economy

We talked at the Nesta Hot Topics session on how "open data" can help us use things for longer, and have a better idea of how they are recycled at ...

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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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Repair and reuse in Beijing

During a visit to Beijing last month we had the opportunity to get a taste for the local repair and reuse culture. First we visited the Zhong ...

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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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Visiting Access Space

We recently had the opportunity to visit Access Space, the pioneering centre in Sheffield where repair culture, reuse, making and remaking all ...

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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. ...