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The old saying says, “don’t cry over spilled milk”. For the fashion house in Italy, it now means “there’s money over spoiled milk.”
According to the Italian Agricultural Association, the country wastes more than 30 million tons of dairy products each year. With this considerable amount of dairy products in the trash, the company “Duedilatte”, based in Tuscany, has developed an ecological solution. The idea? recover the expired milk products from the local farms and then turning it into clothing.
“Our fabric is now 100 percent chemical free, even our dyes are from natural sources like blueberries and red onion.” – Bellina
T-shirts take less than half a gallon of milk to make. Only problem? The cost of the manufacturer is as expensive as for the manufacture of silk…
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