Big win for Right to Repair in the European Parliament!

Yesterday, the European Parliament secured a big win for the Right to Repair as MEPs came together across political divisions and stood by consumers and the environment in the fight against throw-away products!

The vote was really close and the amendment on obsolescence was won by a margin of two votes only of 701.

The adoption of this report means that the European Commission now has the full support of the Parliament in moving forward with the development of laws aimed at extending the lifetime of products such as smartphones and laptops. The Parliament also supports a mandatory labelling system to inform consumers on the level of repairability of products sold in shops and online.

Read more here.


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