The analysis of the end of life of products, considered as “those activities necessary for the reuse of a product at the end of its useful life” (Parlikad and Macfarlane, 2004), is part of the eco-efficiency concept expressed in the “Cradle to Cradle” manifesto by McDonough and Braungart: “We will have to learn to imitate nature’s highly effective cradle-to-cradle nutrient flow and metabolism, in which the very concept of waste does not exist”.
A study conducted by the High School of Sant’Anna di Pisa in the district of Santa Croce highlights the advantages for the environment in the abandoning traditional linear economy.
The Indian company has developed a very efficient system to recover used and “throw-away” shoes to turn them into new models donated to those who still walk barefoot.
For more than 30 years the Como-based company has been offering a high-level service while never losing sight of protecting the environment.
The tale of Caterina Maestro, founder of the Milan showroom where it is possible to rent and share the fashion of your dreams.