self-repair-manifesto

In most cases, the “greenest” product you can buy is…NO product. But all-too-often we are thwarted in our attempts to continue a product because repairs end up costing more than replacement. ifixit.com invites us to sign up to their Self Repair Manifesto:

via: http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/11/09/the-self-repair-manifesto/

One of the comments makes the case in just a few words:

Design for reuse.
Design for refurbishment.
Design for disassembly.
Design for upgrade.
Design for repair.

Lets vote with our $ and buy products that meet these design goals.

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