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ECONYL®

CLOSING THE LOOP TO BRING RESPONSIBLE PRODUCTS TO LIFE, FOREVER

THE ECONYL® PROCESS

A VISION COMES TO LIFE IN ALL SHAPES AND COLORS

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5 Reasons for Interior Designers and Architects to use Sustainable Materials

Sustainable interior design is becoming imperative. If you’re thinking about using sustainable materials to improve sustainability of your interior projects you’re on the right path. We prepared an e-book, which will help you better understand the market of sustainable materials: Learn more about why sustainable interior design is gaining importance Find out how using sustainable […]

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SPECIAL PROJECTS

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01 Mar 2017
REDCYCLE PROJECT IN SPAIN WITH TERNUA

This project started in 2015 from the collaboration of Spanish brand Ternua and OPEGUI, Guipuzcoa Inshore Fish Producers Organization. The aim was to recover spent fishing nets of fisherman’s guilds of the Basque cities of Bermeo, Getaria and Hondarribia in Spain. In 2016, the project allowed Ternua to recover 12 tons of abandoned and spent […]

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01 Dec 2013
NET-WORKS™

In 2012, Interface and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) embarked on a unique partnership. It began with the question: how could a carpet tile help address inequality? Interface wanted to source material in a way that would benefit communities as well as the environment. ZSL wanted to develop a new model of community-based conservation […]

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05 Oct 2013
HEALTHY SEAS, A JOURNEY FROM WASTE TO WEAR

Healthy Seas, a journey from waste to wear, is an initiative that Aquafil founded in 2013 with another business (Star Sock) and an NGO. The purpose of the initiative is to clean the oceans and seas of marine litter such as derelict fishnets responsible for the needless death of marine animals. FAO and UNEP estimate […]

NEWS

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08 Aug 2017
Healthy Seas in action in the UK

This weekend the Healthy Seas diving team was on a mission again. This time, the diving activity was planned in one of the most dived wrecks in the UK, out from the coast of Cornwall. Aquafil joined the Healthy Seas’ team along with our customer and Healthy Seas partner, Milliken. The wreck was the James […]

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02 Aug 2017
We owe the Earth!

Once again, it is Earth Overshoot Day, and as last year and all the years before, the date is coming sooner and sooner on the calendar. We are talking about the day in a year when we start to consume more natural resources and produce more waste than the Earth is able to regenerate and […]

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01 Aug 2017
Loka Swimwear

Loka Swimwear is a Canadian/Australian eco-conscious company owned by female surfers, yoginis, and fisherwomen. Their styles range from retro high-waisted bikinis to cheeky bottoms and classic lace-up one pieces. Loka’s exclusive prints are uniquely inspired by nature and its tribes; printed on fabric comprised of 78% ECONYL® regenerated nylon (made also from salvaged fishing nets). […]

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25 Jul 2017
MEDIUM – 5 fashion trends in sustainable swimwear for summer 2017

This summer, it’s not just about looking good, but also feeling good — for buying responsible clothing that makes a positive impact on the wellbeing of our environment. Sustainability is a hot topic in the fashion world, and conscious consumers today have the opportunity to choose from many products with a reduced environmental impact. Our partners — brands that […]

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06 Jul 2017
Share a Vision, Start your Action: ECONYL® participates at ISKO Sustainability Panel at Panorama Berlin

How can sustainability influence the daily behavior of consumers? – Maria Giovanna Sandrini, Brand and Communication Manager for the Aquafil Group, participated on July 5 at the ISKOTM Sustainability Panel at the Panorama Berlin. She discussed with Marco Lucietti, Global Marketing Director ISKOTM, Denim Inovator Adriano Goldschmied and the CSO of Panorama Berlin, Fares G. […]

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04 Jul 2017
María Malo

“Walk this Earth without a trace” – This is Maria’s motto. Maria is a young and spanish fashion designer, who lives n Tarifa. In the production of her collection she takes special care that the materials are skin-friendly and environmentally friendly. These are for example natural and organic cotton, organic bamboo, rayon natural, silk and […]

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