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July 1 Is Repair Independence Day

Phot of electronic junk separation for recycling. Syced, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons Creative Commons Zero, Public Domain Dedication
Right to Repair laws aim in part to help curb e-waste that results from devices that have been difficult, if not impossible, to repair. (Syced, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons, Creative Commons Zero, Public Domain Dedication)

Today, July 1, is the day that right to repair laws go into effect in California and Minnesota, so the organizations that have been working to make this kind of legislation happen across the U.S. have declared it Repair Independence Day. Since I’m a Californian and have written about the new right to repair law in our fine state, it seemed like a good idea to post about it here. We’ll start with a link to my story from January. 

“What California’s Right to Repair Law means for fixing home appliances and more” (Southern California News Group, gift link)

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