We went to the Open Knowledge Festival in Berlin this month to run what we called an “E-waste Exploration“. More than anything, we wanted to test the idea of running future events, like hackathons. And we were more than convinced to do that! Get in touch if you would like to be involved in future explorations or hackathons.
We’ve repaired for over five years in our communities. Now we are witnessing worrying developments, including the emergence of products that are simply — and unnecessarily — disposable. Some are even single-use.
Yesterday we hit some big milestones of waste and CO2 prevented, logged by Restart Party hosts across the world: five tons of electronics diverted from waste, and 100,000 kg CO2 prevented through repair.