13 Dez 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 Dez 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 Dez 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 Dez 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 Dez 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 […]

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 […]

03 Okt 2017
A unique green carpet to celebrate sustainable fashion in Milan

Many named it the climax event in the 2017 Milan Fashion Week. It is the first edition of the Green Carpet Fashion Awards, Italia, organized by Eco-Age with the Italian National Chamber of Fashion. Our ECONYL® yarn was present both as the ingredient of a unique red-green carpet that decorated „Piazza della Scala“ on the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

01 Jul 2017
Net-Works™ initiative awarded “Partnership of the Year” at National Recycling Awards

On June 28th, Interface, the Zoological Society of London and Aquafil were named „Partnership of the Year“ at the National Recycling Awards in London for their collaboration in the Net-Works™ initiative. Net-Works is an innovative business model that empowers people in coastal communities in the developing world to collect discarded nylon fishing nets by removing them from the […]

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