Our webinar: Innovation in materials production and building construction

Last week on Wednesday, October 25th, we broadcasted our first webinar for interior designers and architects. The title was “Innovation in materials production and building construction“. The webinar focused on the definition of sustainable building products and introduced some of the most important sustainability labels in the market that are recognized in the main sustainability […]

The New Maesh Unlimited Collection by TOUCAN-T

The innovative high-tech tile maesh unlimited by TOUCAN-T is the result of creative design and the latest tufting technology. The goal was the creation of a structured carpet tile which visually connects form and floor space. Through its fine high-low-optics, seamless transitions can be created. maesh unlimited is made with ECONYL® 100% regenerated yarn and combines product […]

Domotex 2017: Inspiration, Color and Pure Design

There was a lot going on both outside and inside our booth this year at Domotex. Let’s start from outside, as we are very proud to announce that Aquafil with ECONYL® yarns was selected for the “Innovation@Domotex”! As such, we were granted a spot in the special area of the exhibition where our five new […]

18 Nov 2016
MEDIUM – Renovating your home? Choose sustainable carpets!

The environmental challenges of our time are getting bigger, and even the smallest contribution of each individual matters. If you are renovating your home, that might be a great opportunity for you to contribute to a more sustainable future of our planet. There is no need to compromise on the look; just add a sustainability […]

THE GOLD MEDAL TEAM FOR PLASTIC AND SUSTAINABILITY AT PLASTICITY FORUM LONDON

Here is the video of the panel discussion “Weaving sustainability into our textiles” that took place at Plasticity Forum London on September 21st. The event was part of the London Design Festival and sought to bridge the gap between the design community and experts who work with plastic, recycling and the aspects of sustainability which relate to waste reduction. […]

11 Oct 2016
STREET ART TO REPRESENT THE PRODUCTION PROCESS OF NYLON AT AQUAFIL’S HEADQUARTERS

During this past weekend on the external wall of Aquafil’s headquarters in Arco (Trento), Italy, a 40-meter graffiti appeared. It is a creative representation of the production process of Nylon, commissioned by Aquafil to a group of writers from a local cultural organization called Associazione AnDROmeda. This association has the mission to promote all minor arts […]

07 Oct 2016
MILLIKEN UNDERLINES ITS COMMITMENT TO THE ENVIRONMENT BY PARTNERING WITH HEALTHY SEAS

Leading global designer and manufacturer of floor coverings, Milliken, has joined ‘Healthy Seas, a Journey from Waste to Wear’. Healthy Seas aims to recover discarded fishing nets from the seas and to regenerate them into high-quality ECONYL® yarn, which is subsequently turned into brand-new products such as Milliken carpets. Alison Kitchingman, Director of Marketing and Design at […]

THE ECONYL® REGENERATION SYSTEM AT PLASTICITY FORUM WITH NET-WORKS AND AURIA

On September the 21st, Giulio Bonazzi, CEO & President of Aquafil, was in London to talk at Plasticity Forum (part of the London Design Festival). The event aimed at bringing the design community into the big discussion on the future of plastic sustainability. Bonazzi talked about the ECONYL® regeneration system during a panel discussion about “Weaving sustainability […]

04 Aug 2016
NEW SIREN CARPET COLLECTION MADE WITH ECONYL® STAYCLEAN YARN BY CAVALIER BREMWORTH

With a big launch event taking place on the 3rd of August in Auckland, New Zealand, carpet manufacturer Cavalier Bremworth launched a new collection made with ECONYL® StayClean regenerated yarn. The name of the collection is Siren and takes inspiration from fishing nets recovered from the seas. These nets are one of the waste materials that enter the ECONYL® Regeneration System and, […]

04 Jul 2016
MEDIUM – THE FUTURE OF DESIGN IS SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

Maybe our claim is a little bold, but we truly believe things should be designed for sustainability. Design defines how material objects look and feel and how they are used. If sustainability is taken into account at the very beginning — in the design phase — the products we use, and the spaces we live in, can influence our […]

01 Jul 2016
HANDCRAFT COLLECTION BY MODULYSS: WHERE NATURE MEETS CRAFT

Nature gives us so much to work with – from colors, shapes and patterns to materials to construct everything we can dream of. So isn’t it great when we can find a way to preserve nature by using sustainable materials in our products?  We are proud to partner with modulyss®, who has recently designed the Handcraft […]

30 Jun 2016
AQUAFIL USA IS CARE “RECYCLER OF THE YEAR” FOR CARPET RECYCLING THROUGH THE ECONYL® REGENERATION SYSTEM

Aquafil USA was named Recycler of the Year for 2015 by Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) for its historic and continuous efforts in carpet recycling through the ECONYL® Regeneration System. AquafilUSA is in fact the main plant for processing Nylon 6 carpet waste coming from all across North America. Reclamation of used carpet fibers and other nylon waste […]

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