La Scarpa has chosen to reduce waste, optimize consumption and recover all waste materials as much as possible by processing and recycling for a new production cycle.
Salt is used for the conservation of raw hides. It is then collected, cleaned and sanitized to allow it to be reinserted into the production cycle. The Benefits: less waste and minimal salt purchases.
The used water is recovered, filtered, cleaned and reused according to ancient traditions. Benefits: Reduction of pollutant waste water by 40% - 50%. Reduction of tanning product.
The polluting load of this processing is reduced by about 30%. The recovered hair is destined for other processes.
That results from our organic production, is used to enrich organic fertilizers.
Transformed into regenerated leather for footwear and leather goods components.
All materials used for the photographs of this calendar are cut-offs recovered as a result of our tanning work.