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Fixometer project report: creating an online community space

With the help six Restart Party hosts, in London, Leicester and Turin, we’ve been improving our online community space, designed to help demonstrate the impact of our community electronics repair. It’s nearly ready for launch.


Guest post: Restarting Design and Technology

This is guest post by Steve Parkinson, co-founder of Teach Design, a group of Design and Technology teachers. He talks about the opportunities for collaboration with The Restart Project in the classroom.


Want to host a Restart Party? Please use our new kit

In our Restart Party Kit, we offer some small tips and suggestions that might help other Restart Party hosts get started quicker. At the end of the day, throwing a Restart Party is not rocket science. Restart Party hosts are social people who make great things possible, one repair at a time.


Restart at universities

Our “residency” at City University this month was worthwhile as we reached students in need, and students who will spread our ethos. We had some really important learning that will inform how we work with universities going forward.

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Restarter Profile: Meet Orsetta

Meet Orsetta, a tinkerer, upcycler and Restarter who studied set design and interior design. She never wants to be separated from her all-purpose-tool and sewing kit. Read the full interview for more


How to grow a circular economy

Recently, we contributed to the Environmental Audit Committee’s ongoing inquiry on Growing a Circular Economy – our evidence follows below. Thanks to Lara Houston for her work on this document.


Our kind of early adopters

Last week, we launched our workplaces services with a special event in our home at Makerversity in Somerset House. In attendance were over 60 friends from the private sector working in sustainability and human resources, allies from academic institutions, think-tanks and museums, journalists and a number of people working in technology. There was real interest, […]


Mapping a spontaneous, global movement

From London, we have been inspired by Holland, the US, Australia, Brazil, and now we realise that there are many more community repair and fixit groups than we ever knew of before… Milan, Barcelona, Finland, the list just grows. We decided the time has come to visualise this growing movement of repair! Mapping repair groups […]


This Saturday: Repairer meet-up

After running our first four events, we’d like to concentrate on those fearless people who make Restart Parties possible: our very much appreciated Repairers. This is why we’re organising an informal gathering for Repairers this coming Saturday, August 25th, 3-5pm at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre. We’ll be in the SE corner (closest to […]