This month and in January, the EU member states may throw out over two years’ work on creating better product standards for appliances and electronics. We need to pressure the UK to support our right to repair.
Last week a couple of stories came out featuring the work of self-started Restarters. Without people who take the initiative to plan and host events, community repair would not be possible. We’re sharing here, truly proud of what they are achieving.
Despite the best efforts of legislators, regulators and law enforcement, in Europe, we continue to dispose of e-waste in the most inefficient and dangerous ways. Right here, in our own back garden. The solution is citizen-centred.
We talked at the Nesta Hot Topics session on how “open data” can help us use things for longer, and have a better idea of how they are recycled at end of life.