Can ‘right to repair’ legislation come to Illinois?

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A person walks past a shop offering the repair of electronic equipment and domestic appliances in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. Companies that sell refrigerators, washers, hairdryers or TVs in the European Union will need to ensure those appliances can be repaired for up to 10 years. The new ‘right to repair’ comes into force across the 27-nation bloc Monday, March 1, 2021. The posters read: ‘ Repair – 24 hours’. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Gay Gordon-Byrne, Executive Director of The Repair Association, joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to discuss a move in Europe which mandate companies to ensure appliances can be repaired for up to 10 years to reduce waste, and whether or not this law could come to Illinois.

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