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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

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 […]

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 […]

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

13 Dec 2017
BAYTHE

BAYTHE offers minimalist and easily wearable designs using a premium fabric produced in Italy and made with ECONYL® yarn. Flattering classic lines with hidden seams, deep v-necks, and high cut legs, the focus of the design is to compliment every figure. The technology behind the ECONYL® yarn is that it uses 100% regenerated waste material […]

13 Dec 2017
DECO DEL MAR BY EMROCE

Deco Del Mar is Emroce’s first collection and takes inspiration from the shapes of Art Deco. Bold geometric shapes and intense colors, pairing navy with black in suits designed to withstand the surf. The collection is designed by Emma Churchill and created from ECONYL® 100% regenerated nylon fiber from fishnets and other nylon waste. Functionality […]

13 Dec 2017
Functional and Zero Waste – Italian brand Emroce encourages ethical consumption

A new small Italian brand – EMROCE – just joined our ECONYL® community and we reached out to hear about it from the voice of its designer and founder Emma Churchill. The slogan for my brand is “Inspiring the world to encourage ethical consumption.”And that is what I aim to do with my collections. I […]

08 Dec 2017
SWEDISH STOCKINGS

Swedish Stockings was started in 2013 by Nadja Forsberg and Linn Frisinger after they realized that some consumer goods are purposely designed to age quickly to boost consumption in society. Pantyhose is one of those products. It has gone from being a top quality product that used to be repaired by tailors in the 1960’s […]

07 Dec 2017
Giulio Bonazzi at the World Innovation Convention: Changing habits with the mentoring power of brands

Today Aquafil’s CEO Giulio Bonazzi was at the World Innovation Convention in Berlin for a keynote about “Changing Habits: The mentoring power brands can use to engage their customers and drive innovation.” The convention is at its 8th annual edition and is taking place from the 6th to the 8th of December 2017. The keywords […]

01 Dec 2017
Work therapy with Re-Athlete: a reintegration into society and working life

We recently discovered that one of our customers was involved in work therapy. We were curious to know more about it and reached out to learn more about this exciting project. Our customer is Re-Athlete, a German brand producing sustainable sportswear using the ECONYL® regenerated yarn and organic cotton. The clothing is intended for individual […]

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