• Circular economy,  Events,  Fashion/Moda,  Upcycling/Riuso

    The ecofashion show is back in Frasso Sabino: designers create wonderful clothes from waste

    In the suggestive medieval village of Frasso Sabino, eco-sustainable fashion is back on the scene! We had talked about this iniziative in 2019, unfortunately suspended last year due to the restrictions related to the pandemic. With the slogan #Change is possible! SfilataFrasso modifies its look: that of 31 July 2021 will be a special edition of the Fashion and Recycling SfilataFrasso, proposed with the organizing committee of ProLoco and the patronage of the Municipality of Frasso Sabino. “We are not starting where we left off two summers ago. For this year we cannot. But the sustainable passion of the staff, citizens, supporters, partners and friends of the event is more…

  • Circular economy,  Companies / Aziende,  Events,  Fashion/Moda

    Sustainable development and innovation in the textile and fashion sector at Neonyt On Air

    From 18 to 22 January 2021 fashion, lifestyle and digital experts were discussing the latest developments as well as innovations of the sustainable textile and fashion industry at the Neonyt Conference, held online this year. The journey covered by an item of clothing and the ecological, economic and social conditions that it is made under were at the focus of the conference. Us at Dress Ecode wanted to share with you some of the main themes and points discussed during the conference. We believe that the great variety and relevance of the topics, and people interviewed can shine new light as well as reinforce some of the main pillars around building…

  • Artigianato,  Circular economy,  Companies / Aziende,  Dove acquistare,  Fashion/Moda,  Handicraft,  Recycling/Riciclo,  Upcycling/Riuso

    Peterson+Stoop’s sneakers: when repair becomes high fashion

    Meeting Peterson+Stoop allows us to reflect upon a very important aspect regarding waste in the fashion industry. In Italy the shoe business is predicted to grow over 3.4% between 2020 and 2025. According to a report of the Italian Institute of Research Eurispes, 37% of Italians purchases a new pair of shoes every 3 months, noteworthy numbers that make us understand how important is talking about the production and consumption of shoes in a more sustainable way. Besides the actual shoes ending up in landfills at the end of the life cycle, during the tanning process also the shoe factories produce significant waste: dust, scraps and leather clippings polymeric materials…

  • Artigianato,  Circular economy,  Dove acquistare,  Fashion/Moda,  Handicraft,  Recycling/Riciclo

    “What for some is waste, for me is gold”: Giulia Boccafogli tells the story about her contemporary jewels

    Brand in focus is a series of interviews made for Sfashion-net*, our partner in the diffusion of an alternative model to fast fashion. For them we interview Giulia Boccafogli, architect and creator of contemporary handcrafted jewels by recovering precious leathers. We have decided to tell the story of Giulia and her creations because of her choice of using recycled materials and the modern design, elegant and original of her jewels, the ‘Giulielli’. Giulia, can you tell us which products your brand makes and who is behind it? “I am an architect who at a certain point fell in love with making jewelry and for a long time now, this has…

  • Circular economy,  Companies / Aziende,  Environment/Ambiente,  Food/Cibo,  Recycling/Riciclo

    TOM, the green bin that transforms packaging and waste in public places in 8 weeks!

    TOM is a special bin: installed in bars, museums, stations, airports, offices, restaurants or other public places, it collects compostable packaging and food waste produced by the premises and transforms them into organic fertilizer within 8 weeks. TOM is manufactured in Sweden by Orwak, a company that has been designing and manufacturing waste compactors and balers since 1971. With a large worldwide network of representatives it has a good local presence in many of the countries where the systems are installed. Since January 2020, Sulo, a global company based in France, has acquired Sac Group of which Orwak is a part. Sulo offers solutions for the collection and separation of…

  • Artigianato,  Circular economy,  Fabrics/Tessuti,  Fashion/Moda,  Handicraft

    A new sustainable leather from eggplant peel: chef Omar Sartawi’s face masks

    Italiano/English below  Puoi ascoltare qui l’articolo: Dalla buccia di melanzane Con l’inizio della pandemia causata dal virus Covid-19, un nuovo prodotto è sotto i riflettori per via dell’impatto ambientale e la creazione di rifiuti: la mascherina per il viso. Per combattere l’utilizzo monouso delle mascherine chirurgiche, difficili da riciclare e inquinanti per l’ambiente, e il conseguente aumento di rifiuti, sono spuntate nuove e diverse idee per creare mascherine riutilizzabili e più ecosostenibili. Mentre cotone biologico e canapa sono le alternative più utilizzate, non avremmo mai pensato che una soluzione potesse arrivare dagli avanzi delle nostre cucine! Infatti lo chef giordano Omar Sartawi ha aggiunto un nuovo materiale nel mix dei prodotti…

  • Artigianato,  Circular economy,  Companies / Aziende,  Dove acquistare,  Fashion/Moda,  Handicraft,  Recycling/Riciclo

    Meetings and new discoveries among the stands of the Wave Market Fair

    Italiano/English below Puoi ascoltare qui l’articolo: Wave Market Fair Siamo fatti più per le comunità reali che per le community virtuali. È per questo che cerchiamo di incontrare di persona, contesto attuale permettendo, chi ci legge, chi intervistiamo e chi collabora con noi. Così quando Alice di Exseat bag ci ha suggerito di incontrarci al Wave Market Fair abbiamo subito colto al volo la proposta. Wave Market Fair è la fiera che a Roma promuove l’artigianato e il design nelle diverse declinazioni. Le prossime edizioni sono previste il 5 e il 6 dicembre e il 12 e il 13 dicembre 2020. In occasione dell’incontro con Alice, abbiamo girato tra gli stand, trovando davvero…

  • Circular economy,  Companies / Aziende,  Dove acquistare,  Responsible life / Stile di vita resp.

    Dabo: the easy and immediate app to give away and avoid to create waste

    English – Dabo: the easy and immediate app to give away and avoid to create waste  You can listen the whole live interview to Maurizio here (in Italian): Dabo   Choosing a path towards sustainability, a minimalist philosophy or a lighter lifestyle leads us to reflect on how much we buy and accumulate in our homes. When we stop to think about the amount of clothes and in general objects that fill our home, sometimes the desire to get rid of them is triggered. The impulse is to remove from the wardrobe what we do not wear, to eliminate extra equipment, tools, furnishings, furniture or that we do not use,…

  • Artigianato,  Circular economy,  Companies / Aziende,  Dove acquistare,  Fashion/Moda,  Handicraft,  Upcycling/Riuso

    Exseat: how the passion for cars drives fashion towards sustainability

    Italiano/English below Puoi ascoltare qui l’intervista in diretta: Moda, auto e sostenibilità  La storia di Exseat ci dà la possibilità di riflettere su due settori, quello delle auto e quello della moda, e su come possano essere ripensati e integrati per una filiera produttiva che miri ad allungare il ciclo di vita dei prodotti.Da una parte l’industria delle auto. In generale con un forte impatto ambientale nelle sue fasi pre, durante e post produzione. Circa 1 milione di autovetture sono state demolite nel 2019 in Italia (dato UNRAE, Unione Nazionale Rappresentanti Autoveicoli Esteri). L’impatto ambientale che deriva dalle operazioni di trattamento dei veicoli fuori uso riguarda i consumi energetici, le…

  • Artigianato,  Circular economy,  Dove acquistare,  Handicraft,  Recycling/Riciclo

    Rilegno: the magic laboratory where Antonella Costantini transforms waste into wonders

    Italiano/English below pictures  Puoi ascoltare qui l’articolo: Rilegno, Laboratorio di Magia Una pizza che è la più buona di Roma seguita da un tiramisù, un’amica di eventi in bicicletta, una storia di riciclo e la magia del legno: cosa chiedere di più da un’intervista? Incontro a cena Antonella (Costantini), architetto che sogna di occuparsi di scenografia, magari in teatro, e sappiamo creerebbe speciali ambientazioni da lasciare a bocca aperta. È creativa, acuta, piena di immaginazione e gusto estetico. Mi cucì anni fa un bellissimo papillon, utilizzando le rimanenze del tessuto dell’abito da sposa di sua mamma. Non poteva che riuscire a trasformare pezzi di legno buttati e pallet rovinati in…