Do you end up doing loads of fixing for loved ones during the holidays? Turn these moments into something great for everybody, by asking friends and family for a donation. Your ask and their donation reinforces that repair and maintenance have real value for society.
Researcher Alex Gnanapragasam focuses on sustainable consumption and product lifetimes – we talked about what consumers say they want and what they do. We perceive things don’t last – so how can we help people keep things for longer?
Join our special training event in East London on Saturday 23 July to help community groups get started running Restart Parties. The training will provide interested groups with all they need to start running events.
What do we really know about what is inside our gadgets, how they are made, and their afterlives? Goldsmiths researcher Jennifer Gabrys challenges us to understand our gadgets as not separate from nature but instead as “future fossils”.