New economy

As we keep producing and consuming ever-increasing quantities of “stuff,” a growing number of people are asking: Can we create an economy that values common interests, public health and the quality of our lives, over growth at any cost?

We should be able to fix our stuff when it breaks. We need easy access to the information, tools, resources and third party repair shops it takes to fix our cell phones, appliances, electronics and other equipment. That means working together to get the companies who make our stuff, to give us the right to repair our stuff. When they do, it will be better for the planet, better for our budgets, and things will work the way they are supposed to.

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What is e-waste?

Right to repair

What is e-waste?

Electronic waste, or "e-waste," such as discarded smartphones, laptops, TVs and other devices can harm our environment and our health.

Illinois PIRG 2023 Legislative Agenda

Beyond plastic

Illinois PIRG 2023 Legislative Agenda

All Illinoisans want a healthier, safer, more secure future. Illinois PIRG works to find common ground around common sense solutions that will help make that future a reality.

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