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What Does Copyright Have To Do With Your Right To Repair? Plenty…

An available, efficient repair infrastructure could contribute significantly to a reduced waste stream: why toss and replace when you can fix it? Right? Unfortunately, not only have we gotten out of that mindset (because of cheaply available products often made under less-than-ideal conditions), but, in many cases, we’re prevented from repairing products by manufacturers. Really? If […]

Smarten Up: Reduce Your “Phantom” Power Use

Did you know your TV uses electricity, even when turned off? So does your iHome, coffee maker, microwave oven, hair-dryer, clock radio, and other electronics. Yes, even chargers for cell phones and laptops suck energy when plugged in—even if they are not charging anything! Surprised? Well I certainly was when I learned this and ever […]

June 22nd