In 2012, we started fixing in a north London pub and have grown into a larger movement

Let's keep fixing for another five!

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The Restart Project is a London-based social enterprise that encourages and empowers people to use their electronics longer in order to reduce waste.

We help people learn to repair their own electronics in community events and in workplaces, and speak publicly about repair and resilience.

Upcoming Events

You're invited to a Restart Party! Come to one of our fun and free community repair events where our volunteers will help you learn to repair broken or slow devices.

Parties pop up all over the place, from pubs to community centres, even in Parliament! They’re a great chance to make new friends and enjoy a fun atmosphere while helping to save our electronics from the growing mountain of e-waste.

24 Jun
London London Fields
04 Jul
London Uxbridge
22 Jul

Data and Insights

We collect open data on repair activities and produce research and insights into the repair sector. Our web app, the Fixometer, allows members of the repair community to log their fixes and to learn about the social and environmental impact of their work.

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See how we're sparking repair activity in schools around the world with our educational resources.

Restart @school session 7: Fault-finding

Restart @school session 6: Mobiles, lithium batteries and critical raw materials

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Meet our volunteers and see how we're making a difference against e-waste at each of our community repair events.

The Restart Project is turning Five!

Get (re)Started this Volunteers Week

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The Restart Podcast

Listen to our weekly show on finding the value in the gadgets we already have. Catch up here, or tune in live every Tuesday at 1:30pm on London's Resonance FM.

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We'll send you the latest news and upcoming events once a month.