Right to repair

Repairing our stuff could be a big part of eliminating electronic waste — the fastest growing waste stream in the world.

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The Countdown to Zero Waste – June Update

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The Countdown to Zero Waste – June Update

Our country has a waste problem. It's time for new solutions and a renewed commitment to move toward zero waste. PIRG and Environment America's advocates, organizers and members are promoting ways to reduce what we consume, reuse what we can, and recycle the rest.

Statement: Apple reverses ban on selling parts to consumers is a decision that will help the environment

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Statement: Apple reverses ban on selling parts to consumers is a decision that will help the environment

ATLANTA-- Apple reversed its longstanding policy against selling spare parts, announcing Wednesday it would provide repair instructions, and make repair software tools available through a new Self Service Repair program. This about-face comes just days after the company pledged to stop deactivating Face ID after third parties repaired screens, and after years of advocacy and pressure by Right to Repair advocates. 

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Georgians Push For “Right to Repair”

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Georgians Push For “Right to Repair”

Rep. Scot Turner (Holly Springs) has introduced a new bill, backed by the Georgia Farm Bureau, repair shops all over Georgia and non-profits, to require access to what people need to repair electronics -- parts, tools, service manuals and repair software.

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