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Cool Solutions: Stories of climate action from the bottom up

Jun 11, 2023

When we fix what we have, we reduce emissions, and strengthen communities.  80% of the carbon pollution from our laptops, cell phones, and appliances is embodied carbon, emitted before we even open the box.  A return to repair means changing our culture and challenging corporate monopoly. We have stories about a repair cafe in Chicago and a coalition of Minnesota techies and farmers who overcame corporate lobbies to win passage of the nation's strongest Right to Repair law.  

Smartphone repairability scores

Right to Repair State bills

Find or Start a Repair Cafe