Environment, Safety and Health Care
C.G.R.D. has always been focused on the environmental issues and is devoted to adopt strategies aimed at the prevention of pollution and at minimizing environmental risks.
Among our main goals are the safety of our activity and the protection of people and nature.
The correct use of natural resources and the use of environment-friendly technologies make C.G.R.D. possible to melt the success of its products to the safeguard of everybody's health.
EcoWhite® is a natural process for tanning that we have made to make leathers that through their life (whatever article to be manufactured: clothing, shoes, automotive, etc) can be biodegradable and therefore to be friendly to the environment.
- A natural tanning process free from heavy metals derivates; EcoWhite includes only modified bio-aldheydes that are 100% biodegradable. Leathers will show innovative characteristics and the same leathers shall be easily transformed into carbon dioxide and water, not leaving any trace into the natural life environment, and moreover being a primary natural fertilizer to main processes of all kind ov vegetable matters.
- Environment: the working process is complying with all the effective laws.
- Physical resistance: obtained leathers better bear stresses like tear strength, burst strength and tensile stregth, as well as improved transpiration properties, fastness to steam, and very good perspiration-proof properties.
- Human tolerance: as no heavy metals materials are involved in the used chemicals, leathers and skins, treated by Ecowhite system shall be hypoallergenic competing to usual chrome tanned leathers. Thanks to EcoWhite production system, the treated leathers can be considered as fireproof , and after further specific treatments they can be destined to technical articles