‘Right to repair should apply to everyone’

As of March 1, the new Ecodesign Directive is in force. In this new regulation, the European Union takes an important step towards promoting repair. For example, there will be minimum periods for the availability of spare parts and repair information.

“This directive is really a first step as far as we are concerned”, says Martine Postma of Repair Café International. “Especially professional repairers benefit from it. Repair Café volunteers and ordinary consumers are not included. We believe that everyone should have the right to repair.”

Read more

Read the new rules point by point on the Right to Repair Europe website.

Join in!

Right to Repair Europe is making an effort every day to promote the right to repair. Do you want to stay informed? Then join the campaign.

Back to news

1 Comment

  • Alison Ince 18.03.2021

    Looking forward to the day when I can visit my local Repair Café and ‘join in the fun’. I hate to see things being dumped when they could so easily be rescued!! Waste not, want not!! Reduce! Re-use! Repair!! Keep up the good work!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *