Solid Waste

Congress is taking a look at the ways that Apple makes it harder to fix our iPhones, iPads and other products as a part of a larger antitrust investigation.

News Release | Solid Waste

Statement: Apple’s stance on the right to repair targeted in federal antitrust investigation

“People should be able to fix their products, and when companies work to undermine repair, not only do they frustrate their customers, but also they should be concerned with whether they are on the wrong side of the law."

What is a circular economy?

By | Alex Truelove
Director, Zero Waste Campaign

Extended producer responsibility is the first step.

The number of statewide plastic bag bans in the U.S. tripled in June, with Maine, Vermont, Connecticut and Oregon adding themselves to the list.

We've been telling everybody who will listen that the companies that make electronics and other products should make it easier to repair your stuff. In July, we got to tell the Federal Trade Commission...

FTC’s “Nixing the Fix” Workshop hears concerns raised by Right to Repair advocates

By | Nathan Proctor
Director, Campaign for the Right to Repair

Yesterday, I delivered 7,900 petition signatures to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in support of action to address how manufacturers block repair. I was also featured on a panel at the FTC’s “Nixing the Fix” workshop, which explored restrictions on repair, how consumers experience those barriers, and how manufacturers argue against repair. 

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