Water consumption in our closet
The prolonged period of drought we are experiencing in Lombardy reminds us of some considerations that have determined the choice of the materials we use. Here in Como, our lake has reached the level below which navigation enters a crisis, the solidity of walls and docks is at risk and even flora and fauna find […]
Can the design of a T-shirt contribute to the sustainability of our wardrobe?
“You don’t need more space, you need less stuff”. This sentence by Joshua Becker, American philanthropist and writer with a literary production focused on minimalism and intentional living, opens the discourse to a series of considerations (.. and yes, we also come to the point raised in the title!). The question I ask you is: […]
Synthetic clothing and microplastics pollution in the Oceans
The washing process of synthetic clothes is the main source of primary microplastic pollution in the Oceans. A 3-year-old study(1) underlines how the washing process of synthetic clothes releases 124 to 308 mg for Kg of washed textiles products, depending on the type of garments. These values correspond to a number of microfibers in the […]