How to make our smartphones more durable

More and more voices are being raised to demand smartphones designed to last and be easily repaired. Where are we in terms of ecodesign? Things are changing, but there is still a way to go…

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Journalist at Pole Planeta

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Right to repair

This entire system is complemented by another directive that enshrines the right to compensation. Its objective is to make repairs easier for consumers and stimulate the repair market. In addition to the two-year legal guarantee, the directive creates, in particular, the consumer’s right to claim repairs from the producer for products that are technically repairable. “This will ensure that consumers always have someone to turn to when they decide to repair their products and will encourage producers to develop more sustainable business models”, explains the Commission.

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