Renewable Matter # 1 / Next Europe

Made and ReMade in Italy

by Roberto Rizzo

Suppose we wanted to buy a kitchen utensil, like a saucepan. At first glance, they all look the same: after all, for the purpose of cooking pasta or frittata, they all serve the same function. Actually, the saucepans we see on the shelves in shops have different characteristics because the manufacturing processes and the raw materials used for their production differ.


If “made in Italy” production represents an added value linked to mainly local manufacturing (and often to prestigious design), the fact that a saucepan is made from recycled materials is a unique further added value – environmental in this specific instance.

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