De-clutter, then find the right products and learn how to maintain them.

The Goodlife Centre offers practical workshops to absolute beginners so no more excuses! Decorating, upholstery, carpentry, furniture upcycling and traditional hand crafts. 

Repair Cafés are free meeting places with tools, materials, information and expert volunteers to help visitors make repairs to clothes, furniture, electrical items, bicycles, crockery, toys, et cetera.

Part of the global movement to move beyond the throw-away economy, the Restart Project works with communities, schools, and companies to value, repair and use electronics longer.

Jules Yap's website (the first) curates contributions from IKEA hackers from all over the globe.

Quality furniture ethically sourced, designed and manufactured. 


ReTuna Återbruksgalleriahe in Sweden is the world's first recycling mall. Old items are given new life through repair and upcycling. Everything sold is recycled or reused or has been organically or sustainably produced.

Opening winter 2019 IKEA's new Greenwich store will be “the most sustainable store in the UK to date.” It will include an IKEA furniture take-back scheme and a dedicated 80 sqm space to help support customers to “re-use, recycle and re-imagine products that they already own.”


International Repair Day 20 October 2018
The Open Repair Alliance is working towards a world where electrical and electronic products are more durable and easier to repair by building an Open Repair Data Standard which will enable community repair groups around the world to collect and share open data on electronics repair. 

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