BLUFThe self-repair industry is growing—probably because people are short of money.
Suzanne Bearne writing for the BBC, makes the following points:
- In the UK, more than half of people said they had repaired something in the past year
- The world produces 50 million tonnes of electronic item waste per year—repairing stuff is probably a good idea.
- YouTube video is the popular go-to reference for repairs.
- Repair cafes can also provide advice on repairing stuff.
- New websites are appearing to help people mend clothes.
- France launched a mandatory repair score index for all products.
References from the Web :
- FEB 2020 REPAIRING AUSTRALIA: THE RISE OF COMMUNITY REPAIR CAFES AND HUBS – The Rogue Ginger
- APR 2022 Repair or replace? An expert guide to fixing or ditching eight essential household items – The Guardian
- JUL 2022 I've never been 'handy,' but watching DIY YouTube videos has saved me hundreds of dollars and given me new confidence – Insider
Source Information BBC
- Article Source: https://www.bbc.com/news/business
- Media Check: Media bias Fact Check/BBC News
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