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Designing for more visible waste prevention

[caption id="attachment_4400" align="alignnone" width="585"] Photo by Flickr user jidanchaomian[/caption] You may recall, a year ago, we ...

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Funding drive ends today: show your support

We're in fundraising mode, in the final push of our bi-annual campaign. A total of 20 donors have generously contributed £902.50 - but we are ...

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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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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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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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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 ...