The crime of disposability

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.

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Responding to community needs with the latest Fixometer release

Find out more about the improvements in our latest release of the Fixometer – version 3.0 AKA “Commutator”.

The power of citizen-generated data: why even failed repairs count

Every little bit of data we collect has been going into our Fixometer database, where we are steadily compiling valuable information about which products that are failing the most frequently, why they are failing, and whether we are able to repair them.

Fixometer project report: creating an online community space

With six Restart Party hosts, in London, Leicester and Turin, we’ve been improving our online community space, designed to help demonstrate the impact of our community electronics repair. Nearly there!

Fixometer project report: the environmental impact of e-stuff

In two years, we’ve seen +800 broken gadgets at our community events. Together with a team of volunteers and a coach, we have spent over 60 person-hours scouring the internet for data on their carbon footprints.