In 1986, in Italy, the Italian Ministry of the Environment was created. At that time, environmental law was still extremely indefinite. Waste was collected and then sent mostly to landfills and words such as recovery, recycling and reusing were pathfinder terms. It was only eleven years later that, thanks to the Ronchi Decree, the system was organized for the first time and recycling started being discussed. In 1986, however, someone had already started to commit themselves to this business. With respect to glass recovery, for example, a company was founded in that year in Empoli (Tuscany), named after its main activity: Revet (Glass Recovery Tuscany). Then, when the Ronchi Decree (Legislative Decree 22/97) was passed, the company committed to recovery exclusively, als...