Inspiration for a greener tanning industry from the Arzignano tanning district.


The 6th of February is the new deadline for the International Bid to treat dried sludge

Jan 20, 2020. The 6th of February 2020 is the new deadline to present offers for the International Bid that had been launched by Acque Del Chiampo and Medio Chiampo in August 2019, for the construction of a new treatment plant to treat dried sludge. The two Italian publicly controlled companies treat wastewater from households and […]


Public works and social learning

Nov 13, 2019. An interview with economist Antonio Massarutto Antonio Massarutto, associate professor of Applied Economics at the University of Udine, has dealt with the topic of the public consultation and large public works on several occasions. Over the years, he has devised a comparative analysis of instances where things have worked and where they […]


ITS Green Leather Manager. The University of Padua recognizes to the graduates the chemistry exam

Nov 13, 2019. News from the Green Leather Manager course: the graduates who choose to enrol at the Padua University, will be recognized by having a general and an inorganic chemistry exam by several faculties. This is part of an agreement that the ITS Cosmo Foundation, promoter of the training program, in partnership with the […]


LWG, a global and technical protocol for environmental stewardship

Nov 13, 2019. Leather Working Group: a long-lasting dialogue among tannery stakeholders worldwide has created a protocol for environmental stewardship globally recognised. Deborah Taylor is the manager of the Leather Working Group (LWG), a multi-stakeholder body including representatives of tanneries, chemicals suppliers, machinery suppliers, traders, technical experts, retailers and brands. The LWG has developed protocols […]


The Achilles heel of the Vicenza Tannery District: towards a solution

Nov 13, 2019.  An international tender worth 530 million euros to identify a technical partner which will be entrusted with the design, implemention and management of a new plant to treat dried sludge. The project will run until 2050. It was unanimously approved by the Board of Directors during the Shareholders’ Meeting of Acque del Chiampo […]


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