iFixit’s Basic Phone Repairs that Most of Us Can Do

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But repair-unfriendly policies certainly don’t make sense to me: those policies hurt customers and they hurt the environment. In the last 10 years, iron ore production has increased by 180%, cobalt by 165%, and lithium by 125%. greentech PC refurbishment mobile phone repair reuse smartphones iFixit Reduce, reuse, recycle: Everyone knows the three Rs of sustainability. But at iFixit , we talk a lot about a fourth R—one that people often forget: Repair.

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Interview with Jodie Van Horn of Freedom from Oil and Plug-in Bay Area

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Environment aside, from a consumers standpoint it makes a tremendous amount of sense. In September 2006, Marin County soft ordered 22 Plug-in Hybrids Electric Vehicles. In October the City of Berkeley soft ordered 40 plug-ins and in December the city of Alameda soft ordered 98. What's going on?