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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Repair events

You’re invited to a Restart Party!

Participate in a free community repair event, where 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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CORONAVIRUS NOTICE
While many community repair groups are still unable to run in-person events, some are now resuming.

Latest News

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Keep up to date with our latest news from community repair and the right to repair.

Fixing Factories: And we’re off

After months of fundraising, recruiting and planning, we’re delighted to be launching our first Fixing Factory in Brent on 23rd April.

We produce a regular 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.

Restart Podcast Ep. 75: The law and repair: it's complicated, with Aaron Perzanowski

Repair 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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devices fixed

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hours volunteered

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kg waste prevented

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kg CO2 prevented

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 working with young people to spark awareness about the raw materials inside our electronics and their environmental impacts.

Community

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

Restarters

We call volunteers who share their repair skills Restarters.

Sophia on ITV news

Restart Party Host Profile: Meet Sophia

Sophia is an engineer cleaning up data centres for work, and in spare time, a Restart Party host, picker of fruit, reader, singer, and patriarchy smasher.

Photo of Junaid disassembling a phone

Restarter Profile: Meet Junaid

Junaid is a pro repairer at his store Sara’s Fix in Charing Cross. He enjoys sharing his skills at community events. He’s a keen motorcyclist. And he started repairing toys as a child.

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