ITV Tonight covered the Right to Repair, with footage and interviews from Cambridgeshire Repair Cafes and The Restart Project. We’re asking viewers to sign our petition to expand the Right to Repair.
“BattCat” is our latest interactive, people-powered investigation into why devices fail. This time we’re asking for your help to learn why repairs involving batteries at community events are often too hard to complete.
The UK should take steps urgently to extend access to spare parts and repair information for all products to everyone and address the high cost of repairs.
Tablets break easily and can be hard to repair. In fact most don’t last as long as porridge oats in the cupboard. Help us learn why by playing “Tabicat”, a fun way to collaboratively analyse community repair data.
For the first time, design for repairability, long-term availability of spare parts and repair information will be written into UK law, creating a precedent. But we don’t think there’s that much to celebrate yet – here is why.