Co-founder, The Restart Project
"WRAP estimated that more than 23% of the recycled waste is actually still functioning or economically repairable. "
According to WRAP, 23% of e-waste in the UK could be reused or economically repaired.
The Restart Project is a London-based social enterprise that encourages and empowers people to use their electronics longer in order to reduce waste.
It helps people learn to repair their own electronics in dedicated events and in workplaces. Restart has run more than 70 events in London in the last two years and has created a vibrant community of over 35 repair coaches.
The Restart Project already helped preventing 1.2 tonnes of electronic waste and will help in the future to explore this fantastic potential further. Commercially, Restart is seeking to extend their paid-for events held for corporates. organisations.