the inside of a laptop

Introducing the Sharepair project

The Restart Project is a partner of “Sharepair”, a project funded by Interreg NW Europe to build a digital infrastructure for citizens in the repair economy

Man repairing an electronic tablet

Great Right to Repair news from Brussels – we must benefit in the UK

We’re celebrating a Right to Repair milestone from Brussels this week, with the Circular Economy Action Plan. We ask whether the UK government is serious about wanting to “do better” than Europe.

Exploring our e-waste: opening gadgets and learning about disposal

We hosted a very fast, two hour exploration of electronic waste at the Open Knowledge Festival. While we owe much of the growth of “Open Knowledge” to physical networks, hardware and electronics, we often ignore its material aspects and the consequences.