Repair, Fix, Mend: Breaking the Linear Economy Recap


This Sustainable Cleveland Presents webinar focused on the repair of materials and products as an essential part of the transition from a linear economy to a more circular economy. Highlights included the Right to Repair, planned obsolescence, and plans for a Fixit Clinic to be held in January.


Attendees also met the City of Cleveland's new Recycling Coordinator, Ren Brumfield, as he provided a quick update and status on the City's curbside recycling program.


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In the News

Farmers Fight John Deere Over Who Gets to Fix an $800,000 Tractor

March 5, 2020


Massachusetts passes ‘right to repair’ law to open up car data

November 4, 2020


The medical right to repair: the right to save lives

March 24, 2021


The Biden administration thinks you should be allowed to fix the things you buy

July 13, 2021


The FTC Votes Unanimously to Enforce Right to Repair

July 21, 2021


‘Right to repair’ law may run into the changing definition of ‘ownership’

October 2, 2021


Subaru disables Starlink in Massachusetts new cars amid right-to-repair fray

November 8, 2021


Apple announces Self Service Repair

November 17, 2021



For questions related to the City of Cleveland curbside recycling program, you may contact the Recycling Coordinator, Ren Brumfield at [email protected]. Have additional questions? Contact us at [email protected].

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