Restart podcast

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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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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The footprint of those iPhones

So the iPhone 6 sales figures were released today. Tech journalists are our timeline are buzzing with the news. 74 million iPhone 6 sold, of a ...

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Sustainable design: focus on gadget longevity

We spoke at the Indie Tech Summit in July. There was a great deal of discussion about the broken business models for apps and online services, which ...

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Exploring our e-waste: opening gadgets and learning about disposal

We went to the Open Knowledge Festival in Berlin this month to run what we called an "E-waste Exploration". More than anything, we wanted to test the ...

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#Mozfest pt 1: The politics of making the future

We attended Mozfest this weekend - and as we still do not even have anything web-related to show (hopefully next year) - we were there to gain ...