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How to run a Restart Party at a school

This guest post is written by Jeannie Crowley, who we met at Mozfest. She is the Director of Technology at Ethical Culture Fieldston School in the ...

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Introducing the Restart Podcast

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Essex calling: our pilot with London outer borough Havering

What do you think of when you think of the suburbs? If you don't think of reversing our dead-end consumer culture, then think again! When we ...

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Fixometer project report: the environmental impact of e-stuff

We have been working on our "Fixometer" project for a couple of months now, assembling a team with The Engine Room and Circular Ecology to create an ...

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Worn thin: the limits of a “logic of innovation”

In short order, we heard two disappointing developments in the gadget world. First, that Samsung's new Galaxy S6 no longer features a ...

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Status: unrepaired. Options for reusing and recycling electronics

We fix roughly 40% of devices at Restart Parties at the first go. Another 5% go home "DIY ready". But what about the 55% of devices that remain ...

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3D printer-salvage pancakes

We have a growing dataset of gadgets that are dead on arrival at our Restart Parties - it's a good measure of what is dead at people's homes. Until ...

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Top 5 fixes of 2014: Restart Party highlights

Here are our favourite fixes from a very memorable year... We can't wait for more in 2015. (If you hosted your own Restart Party and would like to ...

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Good news: awards and institutional support

We won some recognition and funding! These votes of confidence help our "upstart" message travel further - and our business grow, so we can ...