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INTO FIRST-GRADE NYLON YARN

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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 […]

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29 Aug 2017
RE-ATHLETE

Re-Athlete produces sustainable sportswear using ECONYL® 100% regenerated yarn and organic cotton. The clothing is produced locally in Germany through work therapy programs in which people with disabilities can be re-integrated into society.  Their sportswear is intended for individual athletes, teams, and clubs, as well as companies in the field of corporate sports. The goal […]

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28 Aug 2017
AXIS COLLECTION BY BURMATEX

axis is a collection of carpet tiles inspired by our surroundings: nature, art, food, and culture. Strong and bold, or rich and calm, the palette of 11 colors provides the axis for many different flooring schemes. Create a vibrant punch of color, a calm oasis, or use in combination with other burmatex ranges such as […]

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23 Aug 2017
LOVE BOAT COLLECTION BY AMBRA MADDALENA

AMBRA MADDALENA’s SS’17 ‘Love Boat’ collection is inspired by the Italian coastal lifestyle and the photography of Slim Aarons. The designs feature beading, mesh and frills instilling a feminine mood throughout the pieces. This collection is for stylish conscious consumers as it is made with 100% regenerated ECONYL® Nylon coming from spent fishing nets and […]

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21 Aug 2017
NOIR COLLECTION BY FABIANA BAUMANN

All the pieces are entirely designed and produced in Peniche, Portugal. Everything is designed to be timeless, classic with a contemporary touch. Slow fashion wear is what probably better describes all their process, but everything starts at fabrics’ selection. That is why Fabiana Bauman chose to include the ECONYL® yarn in her Noir Collection (black […]

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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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