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NEWS

Tuscany, the climate crisis is here

This summer has clearly demonstrated that the climate crisis has arrived in Florence and Tuscany. 

THINGS TO DO

Sustainability focused fairs

Piazza Santa Croce in Florence fills with the carefully crafted creations by skilled artisans for two fairs this season. The International Ceramics Fair will be held from October 1-2, followed ...

ART + CULTURE

Talking textiles in Florence: women and sustainability

Six women in Florence discuss their work with sustainable textiles, clothing and home décor in Florence and environs.

COMMUNITY

Cassandra Kane: recycling leather

New Yorker Cassandra Kane has opened Zer0lab in Scandicci in the heart of the leather accessories industrial area on the fringe of Florence.

NEWS

10 ways to save on water this summer

Now that the summer is here, the time has come to preserve our water supplies.

NEWS

Coworking space for sustainable leather designers opens in Scandicci

On the fringes of Florence, Zer0lab is the first co-working space for sustainable and circular fashion.

COMMUNITY

Agricultural-Solar Park: new resources for energy conversion in Italy

Enhance the production of renewable energy by supporting the installation of photo-voltaic systems for businesses in the agricultural, zoo-technical and agro-industrial sectors.

COMMUNITY

Barberino Designer Outlet: one of the greenest in Italy

Barberino Designer Outlet has sustainability as one of its main goals as seen by the Recycle Your Fashion initiative launched last Earth Day.

NEWS

Tips + tricks for a more sustainable (tech) life

Here are a few tips and tricks for a more sustainable tech life when it comes to web and electronic device usage.

NEWS

The future of Florence is green

Mayor of Florence, Dario Nardella, outlines the city's green plans for the future, including new parks and a circulation charge.

NEWS

3 inspiring social and environmental movements in Florence

Here are 3 inspiring social and environmental movements that are taking environmental matters to a practical new level in Florence.

VIDEO

Lady Ripple: Sustainability and circular prosperity | TF Together

  Allyson Volpe and Laura Shadden chat about Lady Ripple and their principles of sustainability, circular prosperity and their work in support of the local community including their craftsmanship initiatives ...

NEWS

Florence: a world leader in the fight against climate change

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) runs a system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environment reporting.

NEWS

Welcome to the (urban) jungle

What happens when you put two of the world’s most innovative thinkers about the nexus between architecture and plants together in a room? While working together on a forestation plan ...

COMMUNITY

Environmentally friendly homes in Florence

When you were looking for your perfect home in Florence, did you pay much (or any) attention to that sliding scale from “A4” to “G” that declared the energy efficiency ...

COMMUNITY

Recycling clothes in Florence

When you fall out of love with a jumper, what do you do? Hide it in the back of your wardrobe, doomed to never see the light of day again, ...

ART + CULTURE

The power of plants: Stefano Mancuso

Stefano Mancuso knows more about plants than most people. He’s the director of LINV – International Laboratory of Plant Neurobiology, whose headquarters are in Florence, but whose tendrils unfurl all ...

ART + CULTURE

Rags are tomorrow’s riches

Recycling is the most virtuous form of behaviour that can be adopted right now as far as style is concerned.     The second dirtiest industry after oil, the fashion ...

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