We witnessed too many working devices ending up as waste during our research in West London. Filtering and diverting products for reuse should be mandatory.
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.Learn more about us
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.
Grouville Parish Hall
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Open Door Berkhamsted
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Marlow Repair Café
London, United Kingdom
Makers Cabinet, E2 9DG
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Keep up to date with our latest news from community repair and the right to repair.
What’s next for Right to Repair?
Right to Repair was a big part of our work in 2022, and we expect plenty more coming up to push for more accessible and affordable repair for everyone
Restart RadioListen to all episodes
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. 86: Why repairers need hope, not guilt with Katie Treggiden
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.
kg waste prevented
kg CO2 prevented
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.
We collect data on repair from our community events and we use the data to provide insights into the devices we see.
We're working with young people to spark awareness about the raw materials inside our electronics and their environmental impacts.
Through hands-on activity, we reveal hidden environmental impacts of smartphones.
Our hands-on enrichment programme helps secondary schools create a new generation of fixers.
Restart is a people-powered project. Here's what we're up to:
We call volunteers who share their repair skills Restarters.
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.
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.