16 Apr 2018
MEDIUM – Time shrines to protect the planet

An art critic said her work is a “balance on the edge between hope and despair.” She doesn’t like to be called an activist but prefers the terms “environmental artist.” In four years she has taken pictures of more than a hundred places, animals, and cultures that are disappearing. We went to talk to her […]

MEDIUM – Riding the wave of change in the automotive industry with circular economy

It’s an exciting time for the automotive industry. Technology is challenging it as well as a significant change in consumers attitude and the pressing problem of climate change, the waste crisis and the skyrocketing of the prices of raw materials. All these problems are calling for a profound shift in the mindset of the industry […]

MEDIUM – Changing habits — the mentoring power of brands

The topic of habit changing and social behavior is a fascinating one and an essential area of study to keep an eye on if you are a company who invested time, money and management efforts in building a brand with sustainability at its heart. How can brands help change consumers habits when purchasing a product, […]

Dachstein wins the ISPO Gold Award 2018 with Ocean Collection

The Ocean Collection by Dachstein Outdoor & Lifestyle GmbH is Gold Winner of ISPO Award 2018 in the Urban segment, category Footwear. This collection of shoes is a genuinely urban range for outdoor and city and is made with our ECONYL® regenerated yarn, coming from the recovery and regeneration of fishing nets and other nylon […]

MEDIUM – Interior design trends to spice your spaces in 2018

Our spaces are becoming more and more personalized, mixing different styles, different materials and different colors, but there are some very well-defined trends that are here to stay and that we discovered with eight bloggers coming from Europe and the States at Domotex 2018. At Domotex 2018 in Hannover, we attended a great panel discussion […]

11 Jan 2018
MEDIUM – How color can be a powerful design tool to influence our daily lives

In the journey to develop the ECONYL® Global Color Range, we explore and ponder on the connections between design, colors and sustainability and how this relationship has changed over the years. Cromorama (Einaudi) is an excellent book about the history of color published in Italian, by designer Riccardo Falcinelli. It tells the great story of […]

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 […]

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 […]

01 Dec 2017
Helen Newcombe, founder of Davi J, among the most inspiring women of 2017 at Women of the Future Awards

On November 15, 2017 at the London Hilton on Park Lane, thirteen women were awarded at the eleventh Women of the Future Awards. Among them was Helen Newcombe, founder of Davy J, a company that makes swimwear with our ECONYL® regenerated yarn coming from waste material like fishing nets and old carpets. Helen Newcomb won […]

01 Dec 2017
Sustainable fashion can be circular and sexy

The Ellen Mac Arthur foundation just released the new report “A new textiles economy: Redesigning fashion’s future”, and we are excited to share it together with an excellent interview of Dame Ellen MacArthur and Stella McCartney by BBC. The report is full of interesting data about the textile world and its impact. It is meant […]

01 Dec 2017
MEDIUM – Saving the Oceans Means Saving Ourselves

An Inside Look at Ocean Protection Efforts with Veronika Mikos of Healthy Seas Oceans are the source of livelihood for millions of people, and the home to hundreds of thousands of distinct species. In fact, we’re all connected to the oceans, and we all have the responsibility to protect them. Recently, an important global event for […]

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