Fashionable recycling

This article was taken from Issue 79

In a place known for its cutting-edge fashion industry, it’s perhaps no surprise that fresh ideas have even hit the unglamorous world of food waste recycling. Milan, the second most populous city in Italy, is home to 1.3 million residents, and the wider urban area home to a further four million people. This makes the challenge of sustainably managing waste a matter of scale; how the municipality has met this challenge could be seen as a model for other large aspiring European cities.