We interview Andrew Hatton, Head of IT at Greenpeace UK. We talk about the environmental implications of using the Internet and Greenpeace’s campaign on the topic.
Fixfest UK gathered 59 community repair activists from all across the country, representing 25 different repair groups. This event was all about sharing our love for fixing, as well as common visions and opportunities for collaborations.
Mark Phillips tells us about his work photographing the practice, people and communities involved in repair culture – from Cuba to our very own Restart Parties.
In the spirit of Repair Day, we interview independent fixer Rico Cerva. We talk about the personal stories behind people’s devices, barriers to repair caused by manufacturers and the future of repair work.
Ugo and Restart volunteer Ben chat about upcoming International #RepairDay, and comment on recent issues related to the Right to Repair movement in the United States and Europe.
We interview researcher Jessika Luth Richter about the ‘critical’ materials that are found in our electronics. We talk about their global supplies, their mining, their infrequent recycling and their demand for renewable energies.
Ugo interviews Lauren Crilly and Jon Dawes from Repair Cafe Glasgow. We start discussing summer tech news and then we talk about the community repair movement and how it is spreading across Scotland and the UK.
After summer holidays in August, we are back on Restart Radio. We now have a new slot with Resonance 104.4FM at 5pm on the second Tuesday of each month. We will also keep producing a monthly podcast with Dave Pickering, which will be published on our website.