Rediscovering the Right to Repair

The UN and UK have recently introduced a ‘Right to Repair Act’, marking a distinct step in recognising the need to shift to more efficient and sustainable consumption and production. The act legally requires white goods manufacturers to provide spare parts for all their products.

The New DIY: Repair Cafés

Repair Cafés and Hackerspaces are two examples of new places & spaces that are emerging from a wave of grassroots organisations where people come together in ‘community workshops’ to experiment with, modify, make and fix products