The ability to turn used clothing into new material has long been fashion’s version of alchemy, like the fruitless effort by medieval chemists to turn lead into gold. But that may be starting to change – the big fashion groups test new recycling methods they hope can be replicated on an industrial scale. Success would go a long way toward eliminating the roughly 40 million tons of textile waste sent to landfills and incinerators each year.
In Como, our brave pioneers, designers, weavers and technical staff are working together to design aesthetic and production solutions.
Filorosso’s research also involves process and services for the customer, with the aim of improving efficiency and integration.