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The Tanning District of “Santa Croce sull’Arno”

Recovery, transformation, valorization and reuse
The tanning district of Santa Croce sull'Arno includes more than 250 tanneries and over 200 third-party activities. Recovery, transformation, valorization and reuse of water and waste materials make the district an important model of circular economy. Tuscan craftsmanship and environmental protection together with research and innovation are the key principles of this firm model, the ideal partner for the fashion business of which Tre Effe Group is proud to be part and support.

Water Purification

Aquarno + EcoespansoAquarno treats wastewater by separating the clean water that is returned to the water bodies. The resulting sewage sludge is then transformed by Ecoespanso into inert products for construction and bitumen for the roads.

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Chrome Recovery

The “Consorzio Recupero Cromo” recovers the chrome baths used in tanning processes to be used again by tanneries.

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SGS Fertilizers

The consortium “SGS” is in charge of transforming shaving and carniccio residues into fertilisers and organic fertilisers.

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The POTECO – Tanning Technology Center, is the scientific support that operates in the fields of research, technology transfer and training for the growth and development of the entire District of Santa Croce sull’Arno.

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