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Government will move on right to repair legislation - David Parker | Newshub

Government will move on right to repair legislation – David Parker | Newshub10 July 2021
Businesses may soon be legally bound to ensure Kiwis can repair old devices and appliances instead of replacing them.

Christchurch physio sold massage guns with non-compliant chargers | RNZ News

Christchurch physio sold massage guns with non-compliant chargers | RNZ News25 June 2021
A Christchurch business has been selling a massage gun – promoted by an All Black, a Black Cap, and an international hip-hop star – with non-compliant chargers for more than a year.

FTC report blasts manufacturers for restricting product repairs | The Verge

FTC report blasts manufacturers for restricting product repairs | The Verge7 May 2021
According to the FTC, manufacturers are guilty of using numerous tactics that make it difficult for customers and independent businesses to repair their products.

Urban Miners extracting valuables from our e-waste at a secret Waikato location | Stuff

Urban Miners extracting valuables from our e-waste at a secret Waikato location | Stuff29 March 2021
Cambridge Rotary in the Waikato launched its “Urban Miners” e-waste recycling project in 2020 and so far it had diverted 3.54 tonnes of e-waste from landfill.

E-waste Recycling Trial Launches At 16 Noel Leeming Stores | Scoop News

E-waste Recycling Trial Launches At 16 Noel Leeming Stores | Scoop News23 February 2021
The recycling programme aims to divert thousands of kilograms of e-waste from landfill by offering free drop-off recycle points at 16 participating Noel Leeming retail stores.

 

Last updated: July 29, 2021 at 11:52 am