Repair Day will be back on 15th Oct 2022

The 2021 edition was dedicated to "Repair lowers carbon emissions"

Latest News

Keep up to date with the latest news on Open Repair.
On Repair Day 2021, let’s repair for the planet!

September 30, 2021

Save the date – October 16th is the fifth annual International ...

BattCat
Why are batteries a barrier to repair? Help us analyse our dataset

July 26, 2021

Open Repair Alliance member The Restart Project has just launched “Batt...

TabiCat
How do tablets break? Help us find out

June 3, 2021

The Open Repair Data Standard helps us collect, share and compare data f...

PrintCat
Help us learn more about printers

April 22, 2021

This post is also available in French and Dutch on the Repair Cafe Fo...

Why Open Repair?

New products launched on the market are increasingly difficult to repair, and often unsupported by manufacturers. Together, we will change the way products are made, supported and taken care of when they need a repair.

Citizen Action

We share a passion for citizen-driven action, made clear by continuous growth of community pop-up repair activities across the world.

The Open Repair Data Standard

As part of the work of the Open Repair Alliance, we are building an open standard for the collection and sharing of open data on electronics repair. The goal of a standard is to make it easy to collect and share open data on electronics repair between many different groups.

How Open Repair works

Community

Our organisations are actively involved in community repair worldwide.

Data

We are building ways to collect and share data on the repairs that we do.

Stories

We can tell the stories that matter - on citizen frustration and the importance of repair.

Advocacy

Together, we can make a strong case to manufacturers, designers and policy-makers.

Contact Us

If you would like to discuss our work and join the Alliance, please get in touch.
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