HOBI Weekly Blog Recap (6/6-9/22)

World Environment Day 2022: Only One Earth  Yesterday was World Environment Day, the largest international day for the environment led by the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP). Celebrations for World Environment Day began in 1973 and are hosted annually by different countries, with this year’s celebration to be held in Sweden. As the largest global…

Right to Repair Bill Passes in New York

Since 2012, when the first successful implementation of the right to repair occurred in the automotive industry, the idea of consumers repairing their own devices has grown significantly in popularity. The Right to Repair movement has since risen in the electronics industry, and many tech companies have announced self-repair programs. Now, repair bills are being…

World Environment Day 2022: Only One Earth

Yesterday was World Environment Day, the largest international day for the environment led by the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP). Celebrations for World Environment Day began in 1973 and are hosted annually by different countries, with this year’s celebration to be held in Sweden. As the largest global platform for environmental outreach, World Environment Day…

HOBI Weekly Blog Recap (5/31-6/2/22)

Below is a recap of this week’s blog posts including details on the new Swiss-Ghana e-scrap export proposal, some battery safety tips and what to do if a fire occurs during self repair, and a new data wiping tool for Google’s Chromebook.  Battery Safety 101 & What to do if a battery fire occurs during…