Tech companies are regularly pumping out a new ‘must have’, creating a cycle of waste where billions of electronics are produced, sold, and thrown away. We need to change how we produce and consume to limit the damage we do to the Earth’s resources.
Shiny new devices are advertised at a rate that hurts our planet and our pocket. Companies such as Apple, Samsung and LG purposely design their products to make repairs tricky and expensive, and don’t provide repair manuals or spare parts. Being long-lasting is what we look for when we buy our washing machine, fridge, or car. So why should it be any different with personal gadgets?
We call on the world’s largest tech companies to design gadgets that last, provide repair manuals or spare parts, and use materials that are sustainable and durable. To save the Earth's limited resources and our wallets, tech companies must change!
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We demand that leading IT companies rethink our tech, and design products that are longer-lasting, and that don’t cost the earth.
Tech companies are designing their gadgets to be short-lived. To save Earth's limited resources, and our wallets, this must change!