Today’s Solutions: June 16, 2024

Samsung Galaxy with back cover taken out for repair

Samsung will now make it easy for Galaxy users to repair their own devices

In November of last year, Apple announced that it will start making spare parts for Apple products so its consumers could repair their products at home. This has spurred on competition in their main competitor, Samsung, who has unveiled its own plan to enable customers to repair their own devices Read More...

Man disassembling smartphone with a screwdriver

4 simple ways to reduce your everyday waste

We all want to reduce our personal footprints, and a big part of this is reducing the amount of waste we produce at home. Today we bring you four strategies for reducing waste in commonly-wasteful areas of your life: Electronics, food, bedding, and the garden. Is it repairable? A high Read More...

Startup creates a circular fur

Startup creates a circular furniture model to cut unnecessary waste

Around 12 million tons of furniture ends up in landfills in the US each year. A startup called Feather is looking to change that by shifting ownership: Instead of selling furniture, the company rents it. When someone moves or wants a different sofa, they can send it back, and the company will clean Read More...

The North Face is expanding th

The North Face is expanding their Renewed program to promote sustainability

Pioneered by outdoor brands such as Patagonia, REI, and Osprey, more clothing companies are taking a closer look at how they can make their products more sustainable. The North Face is revamping its North Face Renewed program to invest more in circular design principles and Read More...

The fix is in: how repairing o

The fix is in: how repairing old stuff helps in the war against planned obsolescence

It can be frustrating to repair something when it costs the same amount to replace it. But that’s how planned obsolescence works.  Companies create poor quality products, so you are forced to pay to replace it. This trend has taken over the modern consumer’s life.   From clothing to Read More...