Make
Your
iPhone

Work Again.

Join a party

REMAKE is a free community-based repair project that holds Repair Parties at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology with a fun, collaborative spirit. We thrive on skill-sharing and collaborative learning to fix technology and our relationship with it!

E-waste is one of the fastest growing waste streams across the world.

We know the pace of our consumption has real social and environmental costs. And we know people are frustrated with the throwaway culture around them. But we can do something about it.

Repair
Has an immediate impact
Creates a safe learning environment
Helps in the fight for more sustainable products in the market

Participants

39

CO₂ Emissions Prevented

416 KG

Waste Prevented

5 KG

Overconsumption of consumer electronics is a widespread problem in Hong Kong

 While society-wide action must be carried out to fix this problem, we can still do our little bit, starting with our own community. What REMAKE is trying to do is a minor action focused on the mid- to end-stage of consumer electronics’ lifecycle, but which has been shown to have major implications throughout this and other industries: repairing.

We believe that

A lack of understanding surrounding Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)and its effects
The overtly unfriendly third-party repair policies of most of Silicon Valley’s companies, and
Hong Kong’s social context built around consumerism

― are largely to blame for the situation Hong Kong has seen itself in, not only in terms of WEEE, but in overall waste.


Yet, repairing, if done correctly and with the proper supervision, can be easy, fun, cheap and a great opportunity for the public to learn more about their own devices. As popularly promoted by iFixit, a wiki-based site that teaches people how to fix almost anything


Repair saves you money. It saves the environment. And it connects us to our things.

Repair is Noble from ifixit.org
Hours Volunteered

78

Total Events

4

We plan to change the landscape by


Repairing
Teaching
Learning

Our team

Fernando García Albero
Fernando García Albero

Been fixing things since a teenager, yet I still can’t manage to fix my own relationships (_call me ;)_).

With a strong alternative-oriented music taste and a full-time pun maker job, I refuse to drown in the mainstream.

All in all, a gwei lou majoring in GCS a.k.a. Goodest Cantonese Swearing

Mashiat Lamisa
Mashiat Lamisa

Year 2 ISD student with a Michael Scott like sense of humour (or the lack thereof….).

Super enthusiastic about connecting technology with the human side of things to create sustainable, welfare-driven systems.

Love all things indie, all things tech and have a strong belief that existence is a social construct. Here to learn and share the fantastic art of repairing.

Or Ka Lai
Or Ka Lai

A local year-2 EVMT student who loves Twenty One Pilots.

Passionate about sustainability and figuring out ways to save the Earth other than banning straws.

A novice in repairing, trying not to hurt myself (or you…)