Self Repair
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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 ...

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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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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, ...

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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 ...

El Fabrika, in a suburb of Tunis, threw the first Restart Party on the African continent.

Restart around the world

We had an amazing year in 2013. Our Restart Parties have inspired people to host their own, from Florida, to Italy to Tunisia and across the city ...

Used on a CC license by Flickr user Alessandra Cimatti

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 ...