Retro Repair
[On-Site Report]
This episode features an experienced engineer who has created a repair shop that specializes in fixing appliances or electronics so old that not even their manufacturers will work on them. Realizing that many people would still like to use their older items, he set out to provide a place to rescue and restore them.

[In Depth: Shift to Renewables Triggers "Greenflation" Risk]
Major efforts are underway around the world to switch to renewable energy. But there have been some unwanted side effects. One is sudden rises in electricity bills, contributing to what's known as "greenflation." We look at the real-world costs of going green.

[Global Trends: Amsterdam Eatery Serves Up "Circular Economy"]
One restaurant in Amsterdam is helping the city achieve its goal of building a "circular economy" that leaves no waste behind. It does this by using ingredients that would otherwise be thrown away, creating cuisine that is both mouth-watering and inspiring.

On-Site Report

Finding and restoring parts for old electronics like this reel-to-reel tape recorder is extremely difficult
The shop fields many repair requests for AIBO, a popular robotic dog, as the maker no longer offers repair or maintenance service for older models

Global Trends

A restaurant in Amsterdam creates dishes from food that would otherwise be thrown away
It also manages a warehouse that provides imperfect vegetables and rejected food to other restaurants