How to repair in your community


Repair in schools We’re looking for student leaders, educators and community volunteers who would like to help change the way we use electronics. Can we — or the planet — afford to upgrade every two years? Every year? Our throw-away approach to electronics is leading us towards environmental catastrophe and it is stressing us out. Working with businesses This category is for anything related to working with local (repair) businesses. Discuss your ideas, share your stories and best practices!
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:telephone_receiver: Community call schedule

Every month, we run a video/audio call for the community. These are great chances to meet and learn from others (especially if you’re new here), build confidence through sharing experiences and stay in touch outside even…

8 December 4, 2019
How to run a repair event: The Restart Party Kit

So you want to host your own Restart Party? Great news. They’re super fun, super radical and super hands on. :wrench: If you haven’t thrown a Restart Party before, we know it can seem a little daunting. So we’ve put to…

7 August 16, 2018
Repair games 6 May 10, 2020
Restart grantees: update on regional activity to boost community repair in the UK 6 April 18, 2020
Funding opportunity from a carbon-offsetting company 21 April 15, 2020
Need tools? iFixit is now offering grants for repair tools 5 April 30, 2020
How to Map Repair Groups 2 February 11, 2020
Running a repair event in Norwich 19 February 10, 2020
Guidance: safety, risk and insurance at community repair events 1 October 10, 2018
Measuring impact: why does repair data matter? (community call, 21/01/2019) :telephone_receiver: 4 January 22, 2020
Online guides to find Repairers 6 January 8, 2020
How to improve repair events + 2020 planning (community call, 10/12/19) :telephone_receiver: 20 December 16, 2019
Repair Directory - we need your feedback! 7 December 16, 2019
How can we make our events more diverse at Evanston Repair Clinic? 15 December 7, 2019
Listing events for early 2020 4 December 6, 2019
Iphone screen repair workshop for youth (Evanston Repair Clinic) 3 December 4, 2019
Pop-up Repair Events 1 November 27, 2019
Looking for volunteers in the UK? 5 November 25, 2019
Encouraging gender diversity - learnings from the Coder Dojo 5 November 21, 2019
Restart grants: introducing the first recipients 1 November 14, 2019
Schools discussion at Fixfest 2019 3 November 18, 2019
:telephone_receiver: The Right to Repair & community events (Community Call, 14/11/19, 7:30-8:30pm) 6 November 15, 2019
A visit to AGT at Loughborough Junction (South London) 1 November 15, 2019
*CLOSED* call for applications: grants to support your regional work in the UK **deadline 7th Oct** 22 December 5, 2019
Restart grants: apply now! (England) 2 November 19, 2019
Component-level repair businesses - what customers need to know 1 November 4, 2019
A visit to Armstrong Audio in Walthamstow (NE London) 1 October 30, 2019
A visit to TFix in Mitcham (South London) 1 November 4, 2019
Connecting with businesses

Community repair is a great way of bringing people together and fighting the ever growing stream of e-waste. With our Restart Parties, we empower people to take full ownership of their devices and show that repair is eas…

2 November 4, 2019
Burning Man grant 3 October 30, 2019