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Maddie Stone

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Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Recent:
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Past:
  • Grist
  • GreenBiz
  • VICE
  • Gizmodo
  • Medium
  • Earther
  • Gizmodo India

Past articles by Maddie:

Apple just launched its first self-repair program. Other tech companies are about to follow.

Under pressure from shareholders, Big Tech is finally making device repair easier. → Read More

What the supply chain crisis can teach us about how we shop

The supply chain, the climate, and you: All stressed for the same reason. → Read More

Native opposition to Nevada lithium mine grows

Tribes near the proposed mine at Thacker Pass say they weren't adequately consulted. → Read More

Bowing to investors, Microsoft will make its devices easier to fix

In a first-of-its-kind agreement, the company has committed to increasing access to spare parts and repair documents. → Read More

Can a tiny clothing company force the shipping industry to clean up its act?

This month, the Swiss outdoor clothing company Mammut took a small but “industry-leading” step toward addressing emissions from fossil-fuel-powered ships. → Read More

Can you recycle a hard drive? Google is quietly trying to find out

Rare earth magnet recycling is about so much more than sustainable data centers. → Read More

E-waste will go down because of COVID, but for all the wrong reasons

The data highlights a worsening “digital divide” between technological haves and have-nots. → Read More

The plan to turn coal country into a rare earth powerhouse

The Biden administration is ramping up efforts to extract crucial clean-energy metals from coal waste. → Read More

Should customers be able to repair their devices? This federal agency says yes.

The right to repair movement has “just been given a huge shot in the arm” by a new Federal Trade Commission report, said Gay Gordon-Byrne. → Read More

Apple finally admits its products are difficult to repair

The French government is requiring makers of smartphones and laptops to assign their products a “repairability” score based on how easy they are to fix. → Read More

Apple finally admits its products are difficult to repair

The French government is requiring makers of smartphones and laptops to assign their products a “repairability” score based on how easy they are to fix. → Read More

Cutting your carbon footprint matters a lot — if you’re rich

A new book pushes back against the narrative that individual actions make little difference to the climate. → Read More

The West has a new front in the war over electric cars

The battle of Thacker Pass highlights a challenge the Biden administration will have to grapple with to transition the U.S. economy to carbon-free energy. → Read More

Why France’s new 'repairability index’ is a big deal

A new law aims to keep smartphones out of the dump. It also has global implications. → Read More

In a trash-filled pandemic, low-waste businesses are taking off

Despite early fears that reusable containers could be a vector for disease, public concern over the environmental impacts of our trash hasn’t gone away. → Read More

Data centers are energy hogs. Could they help power the grid?

Google is trying to rehabilitate the data center’s image, by turning one into a big battery. → Read More

Today's wind turbine blades could become tomorrow's bridges

Engineers are turning decommissioned blades into bridges, cement, and more. → Read More

Want to fix your own Tesla? Massachusetts just made it easier.

The company may soon have to give its customers a wider peek under the digital hood. → Read More

The world needs lithium. Can Bolivia’s new president deliver it?

The lithium dream is not dead. In fact, it’s bigger than ever. → Read More

Russian Indigenous communities are begging Tesla not to get its nickel from this major polluter

Elon Musk said in July that he would give a big contract to anyone mining the EV battery mineral in an environmentally sensitive way. → Read More