Don’t despair, just repair.

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

Find out more about us

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.

Find events nearby Host one

IMPORTANT CORONAVIRUS NOTICE
All physical repair events across our network are currently cancelled. However, the community is still running repair events online.

Latest News

Read more news

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

At least once a month, 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.

Why we need climate education, with Teach the Future

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.

...

devices fixed

...

hours volunteered

...

kg waste prevented

...

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:

Our extended summer reading list

Because some of us are definitely escaping this summer through books, we thought we’d publish an extended summer reading list. This is a follow-up to the initial list shared in our July radio show. We hope you enjoy it!

Restarters

We call volunteers who share their repair skills Restarters.

Restarter Profile: Meet Alison

Alison is a life-long DIYer who has a real can-do spirit about maintenance and fixing, and a budding interest in brewing. She laments the fact that some women feel discouraged to repair, and loves being involved in our Rosie the Restarter skillshares.

Restarter profile: Meet Steve

Steve is a life-long tinkerer and fixer, who loves the “Marie Kondo” repairs the best — the ones that spark joy. He enjoys repurposing electronics with his kids, cycling and running. He still remembers his first repair – a Walkman – at age 10.

Read our community updates

Subscribe to our newsletter

We’ll send you the latest news and upcoming parties once a month.

You can change your preferences any time after subscribing. Read our Privacy Policy.

  • Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.