Media

“overcome fear by getting people involved with the repair process themselves” BBC

“the project’s slogan could one day become a mantra for upgrade-weary consumers around the world” – AFP

“helps people to repair their own phones” – George Monbiot

“can be good for the wallet and the environment” – Bloomberg

“incredibly eye-opening” – The One Show, BBC1

“agitating for repair” The Age

“between the blindness of urban tech-futurism and a blinkered rural retreat” Journal of Wild Culture

“the project aims to meet a growing need in times of crisis” El Mundo

 

Video

BBC London News, The repair parties for broken appliances (click through for video)

BBC london news

 

BBC Click, ‘My quest to fix a broken iPad’

 

The One Show, BBC1

one show screengrab

 

BBC Tech “Restart project: The forgotten art of repairing things”

AFP: “Fixing broken gadgets at London’s ‘restart parties’” (click through to Youtube)

 

Corriere della Sera: “Restart Party, contro la tecnologia usa e getta” (in Italian)

 

Online

Boingboing “Restart Project: helping people fix their broken devices”

The Journal of Wild Culture “The Restart Project”

 

Mainstream media

Australia’s The Age “Fix the world, piece by piece”

Agence France Press, “‘Don’t despair, repair’ – keeping electronics in austerity Britain”

BBC News “When Recycling is the Second Best Option”

Bloomberg “If You Can’t Open Up Your Smartphone, Do You Really Own It?”

The Telegraph “Don’t throw away your broken laptop – fix it”

Adnkronos, Italian news agency “‘Restart Party’, a Londra è guerra all’information technology usa e getta”

Corriere della Sera, Italian daily “La festa dove ti aggiustano il pc”

Diário de Notícias, Portuguese daily, “Consertar pequenos aparelhos pode ser uma festa”

la Repubblica, Italian daily “Non buttatelo quando si rompe. Ecco la scuola degli aggiustatutto”

El Mundo, Spanish daily “Reparar… y no desesperar”

 

Radio

Monocle Radio “The Entrepreneurs” [January 29, 2014]

Australian ABC Radio “Future Tense” [Aug 24 2013]

Radio New Zealand “This Way Up” [July 20 2013]

BBC Radio Oxford, The Phil Gayle Show [Jun 18 2013]

La Sphère, Radio Canada [French, April 13 2013]

Rai Radio 1 – Prima di Tutto [Italian, Jan 16 2013]

Rai Radio 2 – Caterpillar [Italian, Oct 30 2012]

BBC Radio 5 – Outriders [Jun 12 2012] (skip to minute 17 for the Restart interview)