Repair Day 2021

On Saturday 16th October we'll celebrate the fifth edition of International Repair Day.

Latest News

Keep up to date with the latest news on Open Repair.
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...

How do tablets break? Help us find out

June 3, 2021

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

Help us learn more about printers

April 22, 2021

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

3rd collection of Open Repair Data released

March 5, 2021

We are happy to announce the release of our 3rd set of Open Repair Data...

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


Our organisations are actively involved in community repair worldwide.


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


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


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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