Health and Environment
Lanificio f.lli Balli is an excellence for textile recycling and applies the 4sustainability Chemical Management Protocol for eliminating toxic and harmful substances in production through the ZDHC MRSL.Discover More
More than 70% of production from
Reducing the use of hazardous chemicals within the production processes is strongly requested by the market and it’s a vital chance for improvement.
Since 1948 Lanificio F.lli Balli has been recycling fabrics in a modern concept of circular economy. Today we obtain more than 70% of fabrics' production from recycled fibers in a environmental friendly vertical process, however we are introducing new sustainability certification like 4Sustainability Protocol and RCS.
Recycling fibers since 1948
"Mainly Recycled" fabrics
Fabric made mainly by recycled fibers
We use our "Mainly Recycled" logo for fabrics with more than 50% of recycled fibers.
This is what we are doing, since 1948.
"Mainly Recycled" fabrics
A better CO2 footprint and environment impact
Lanificio F.lli Balli ensures a real Vertical Process in a "from start to finish" scheme.
This process, reducing transport needs, allow us to improve the CO2 footprint of our production with a large benefit for traceability and environment. In a nutshell all we need is in our factory.
of CO2 saved in a year
of CO saved in a year
Square meters of internal Production Area
of pm10 saved in a year
Our Spinning sector
Lanificio f.lli Balli is an excellence for textile recycling and applies the 4sustainability Chemical Management Protocol for eliminating toxic and harmful substances in production through the ZDHC MRSL.
The distinctive characteristic of the 4sustainability Protocol is the definition of a management method aimed to achieve traceable and measurable results. The 4sustainability Protocol for Chemical Management is conceived for the supply chain's players and it is in line with main brands requirements.
List of chemical substances banned:www.roadmaptozero.com/mrsl_online
Initial assessment and development of a customized action plan.
Definition of company’s internal organization – with identification of roles and responsibilities – and of tools like Product Restricted Substances List (PRSL) and Manufacturing Restricted Substances List (MRSL).
Development of a suppliers’ rating system, to map and manage the supply chain based on the evaluation of risk.
Mapping and management of incoming goods and raw materials in order to implement an integrated procedure and a consistent testing program.
Checking traceability management capabilities within the production processes and definition of corrective actions.
Development of data gathering tools and training of technical and sales personnel.