The Carrara marble industry is certainly one of the oldest and most historic, but no less advanced on the many environmental issues that are increasingly coming to the fore over the years.
After numerous debates, as a series of environmental problems can be created, to date the marble industry is trying to adopt all the right and dutiful practices, in order not to cause problems for the environment.
From washing the trucks, to their descent to the valley, thanks to a special tool that not only washes them of dust and mud, but even recovers the water, to the treatment of the extracted pieces that are not suitable to become blocks or slabs, from which powders can arise, which end up in many sectors, such as construction, becoming an aggregate for the production of concrete, or cosmetics including high-end perfumes and creams.