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Junya Ishigama on the cover of the October 2019 issue of Azure Magazine. The Innovators Issue.
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The Innovators Issue: Junya Ishigama's genre-busting architecture, Sidewalk Labs and the future of the city, and more!

While carbon taxes and single-use plastics have become topics of modern-day water-cooler conversation, Italian furniture manufacturer Rimadesio has been on a mission to reduce its environmental footprint for nearly 14 years. “We recognized the need to act on sustainability,” says CEO Davide Malberti. “Good intentions and communications were no longer enough.” 

The company started small, switching to water-based paints for glass materials in 2006. Bolder moves soon followed: A photovoltaic system, now the largest in the Italian furniture sector, was installed to help meet the company’s energy demands. Standard packaging was replaced with a variety composed of 90 per cent recycled materials and polystyrene was completely...

For Rimadesio, Sustainability Means More than Good Intentions

Aiming to further decrease its environmental impact by upcycling its packaging waste, Rimadesio continues to push the envelope.

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