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…

Swiss-Ghana Proposal Could Largely Disrupt the U.S. e-Scrap Exports Industry

Adopted by the Conference of Plenipotentiaries in Basel, Switzerland on March 22, 1989, The Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Waste and their Disposal is an international treaty that controls the management and trade of waste worldwide. The Basel Convention was first implemented in 1992 in order to protect human health…

Battery Safety 101 & What to do if a battery fire occurs during a self-repair

Over the last few years pressure from the Right to Repair movement has increased, pushing tech companies to expand their restrictive repair policies, and many have conceded. Tech giants like Apple, Google and Microsoft have each announced one version or another of self-repair kits, enabling users to repair their own devices from the comfort of…