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Italy’s main national footwear industry body, Assocalzaturifici, has said its member companies experienced an average fall in sales of 33% in the first three quarters of 2020.
Leather is a by-product of the food industry which would otherwise be subject to waste disposal techniques that have a great impact on the environment. The tanning industry retrieves it, ennobles it and transforms it into a precious, versatile material with multiple uses: fashion, automotive, furniture and design. Article by Town and Country Magazine.
Continue on the path of sustainability and an increasingly circular economy model. See 2020 as a dramatically disruptive year. And that, precisely for this reason, has required (and will continue to require) a structurally evolutionary approach to the tannery, because only in this way can it challenge the emergency.
The chief executive of tanning group Pasubio, Luca Pretto, has called attempts to present leather as being more harmful to the environment than fossil fuel-derived synthetic alternatives as “ridiculous” and “absurd”, reports Leatherbiz.
Italy’s national tanning industry association, UNIC, has elected Fabrizio Nuti as its new president. He takes over from Gianni Russo.
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