Repair a laptop, fix the system.

The Restart Project helps people learn how to repair their broken electronics, and rethink how they consume them in the first place.

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Restart Parties

You’re invited to a Restart Party!

Come to one of our free community repair events, where our volunteer fixers will help you learn how to repair your broken or slow devices - and tackle the growing mountain of e-waste.

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Restart Radio

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Every week, we produce a podcast about rescuing and repairing the electronics we use everyday.

Listen here, or tune in live the second Tuesday of the month at 5pm on London’s Resonance FM.

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Restart Data

Together with our growing network, we collect and share data on the things we repair, and use it to help us demand better, more sustainable products.

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hours volunteered

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waste prevented

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devices fixed

Fixometer

Our web app allows members of the repair community to log their fixes and to learn about the social and environmental impact of their work.

Our insights

We collect data on repair from our community events and we use the data to provide insights into the devices we see.

Education

We’re sparking repair activity in schools around the world.

Restart at School

Our hands-on programme helps secondary schools build repair into their curriculum, to create a new generation of fixers.

Read about our first programme at Archer Academy, in London.

Community

Restart is a people-powered project. Here's what we're up to:

Plenary session at Fixfest UK

Inspired and energised from Fixfest UK

On Saturday in Manchester, 59 community repair activists from all over the UK got together to mingle, share, help each other out and think collectively about growing our movement and bringing down the barriers to repair and longer-lasting products.

Urgent Right to Repair mobilisation in Europe

We’re urgently mobilising to save the crucial, pro-Right-to-Repair measures in the European Commission’s “Circular Economy Package”. We stand to lose over two years’ work on creating better product standards for longer-lasting appliances and electronics.

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