Let’s tell Europe: we want repairable appliances, screens and computers
Problems with the electronics and appliances are endemic, and industry is increasingly taking away our right to repair products, let alone making better products. We’re tired of the “take, make and dispose” economy, and there is a role for regulation. Enter Europe.
Top Fixes of 2015
As we “restart” in 2016, we still have some memorable stories to share, including Fairphone repairs, some challenging but worthwhile laptop, TV and musical instrument repairs, and an amusing vintage device that will make you laugh.
Repair and reuse in Beijing
During a visit to Beijing last month we had the opportunity to get a taste for the local repair and reuse culture. Here’s what we saw and what we learned.