To help reduce our barriers to repair, today we are launching the beta version of our Repair Directory, a tool allowing users to quickly search for businesses based on location and type of device.
Just shy of 50 million tonnes of e-waste will be produced globally in this year. Earth Day 2018 takes place on 22nd April, it is a global moment of civic and political action to protect our shared home. The Restart Project is calling for action on e-waste this Earth Day!
Building on work in East London, the aim is to discover as many relevant businesses as possible in three North London boroughs, collect data on them, and then develop and apply criteria for reliable businesses.
James has been tinkering from a very young age, honing his skills on dodgy cars and motorbike engines before moving to electrical devices. He organises Restart Parties in Hackney, North London, alongside the Hackney Fixers.
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.