It all started in Prato in 1840 with regenerated fabrics.
However, many things have changed over the decades even in Prato, thanks to the work of those that still today transform rags into raw materials, producing RECYCLED YARN and fabrics.
It is not a coincidence that Curzio Malaparte wrote that «The history of Italy and the history of the entire world end up in Prato and in rags».
Recycling is useful, sustainable, and very popular and appreciated by the most important brands of the clothing sector at international level.
Therefore, our aim is to defend this virtuous example of circular economy that remained “entrapped” within the boundaries of this area.
Millions of tons of plastic in the oceans
Millions of plastic production worldwide
Discovery of the PET degrading enzyme