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12 Jul 2017
EARTH911 – THE HOTTEST NEW SWIMWEAR MATERIAL? FISH NETS AND CARPET FLUFF

Where most of us see ocean debris, Giulio Bonazzi, chairman and CEO of Aquafil Group, sees opportunity. This mentality and concern for the health of our oceans have helped unleash innovation in sustainable fashion. Aquafil is making fibers with 100 percent recycled waste from fisheries and the carpeting sector. And it’s going to good (creative) […]

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21 Jun 2017
Stella McCartney’s Autumn 2017 Falabella GO Bag Gets a Sustainability Boost

Made from Aquafil’s 100 percent regenerated nylon, the brand furthers its commitment to conserving our oceans June 21, 2017. London. As part of Stella McCartney’s ongoing commitment to sustainability and the conservation of our oceans, the designer is focusing on solution oriented products. Stella McCartney’s latest edition is the Autumn 2017 collection of Falabella GO […]

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20 Jun 2017
DESIGNER PAGES – NeoCon 2017: ECONYL® Pure
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Winner of NeoCon Gold in the Carpet Fiber category, ECONYL® Pure by Aquafil USA finally means that durable carpets “don’t have to come at the expense of the environment.” A dyeable fabric made of 100% regenerated nylon, with at least 50% post-consumer waste, ECONYL Pure is intrinsically stain resistant. The cleanability… READ ALL

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21 Jun 2017
LOS ANGELES TIMES – Model Georgia May Jagger rides the waves into a new Volcom fashion collaboration

By Ingrid Schmidt Making a royal entrance befitting of her rock star lineage, Georgia May Jagger rode up in a vintage Porsche Speedster Tribute 356 flanked by motorcyclists to the launch party of her new collaborative line with fashion brand Volcom. … For the swimwear, I was inspired by ’80s color-blocking, and we are using […]

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23 Mai 2017
G7 CLIMATE CHANGE – THE NEW ECONOMY

This is Aquafil’s advocacy for the G7 dedicated to climate change, that was held in Taormina, Italy, on May 27-28. Sustainability is not just a commitment, but an opportunity by Giulio Bonazzi, CEO of Aquafil Spa The autonomous province of Trento (Trentino-Alto Adige) has long imposed some of the most stringent environmental standards in Europe. […]

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18 Mai 2017
INNOVATION IN TEXTILES – adidas develops new swim range using regenerated ocean waste

Sportswear brand adidas has announced a partnership with Aquafil, a leading producer of Nylon 6 for carpets and apparel, to use the company’s 100% regenerated Econyl fibre in the Spring/Summer 2017 Parley Hero swim range. The regenerated waste still offers the same qualities as materials usually found in wider swim apparel. The garments are durable, […]

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17 Mai 2017
ENVIRONMENTAL LEADER – New Initiatives Chase ‘Circular Economy’ in Fashion, Textiles

the new Circular Fibres Initiative brings together clothing retailers H&M and Nike, philanthropic funder the C&A Foundation, and a consortium of organizations including the Danish Fashion Institute, Fashion for Good, Cradle to Cradle and MISTRA Future Fashion in order to “build a circular economy for textiles,” starting with clothing. The members will address the environmental drawbacks of the “take-make-dispose” model […]

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17 Mai 2017
RECYCLING PORTAL – adidas kooperiert mit ECONYL für die neuste Bademodenkollektion

Arco (Italien) — Mit dem ECONYL-Garn von Aquafil wird adidas mit seiner SS17 Parley Bademodenreihe aktiver Teil der Kreislaufwirtschaft – ein Prozess, bei dem Material maximiert und Abfälle minimiert werden. Im Gegensatz zu herkömmlichem Nylon werden ECONYL-Fasern aus 100 Prozent regeneriertem Nylonabfall, wie zum Beispiel alten Fischernetzen, hergestellt. ECONYL-Fasern bieten die gleiche hohe Qualität und […]

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03 Mai 2017
ajodudu.com – WIN! SPEEDO H2O ACTIVE SWIMWEAR RANGE

Swimming. It’s not really my thing. I nearly drowned when I was younger and have been scared of the deep end ever since. In fact even the shallow end makes my knees knock. So when Speedo asked me to travel to Majorca and try their new H2OActive range it wasn’t a decision I wanted to […]

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04 Apr 2017
ECO_BUSINESS – In the fishing industry, gear recycling is finally catching on

Old fishing nets clutter harbours and kill sea life. But entrepreneurs are changing that. By Rachel Fritts, Ensia.com In 2013, Joel Baziuk had a problem. He had too many fishing nets, and no good way to get rid of them. But that was about to change. As operations supervisor of Steveston Harbour Authority, or SHA, just […]

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INSTYLE – Aus diesen nachhaltigen neuen Stoffen besteht die Mode der Zukunft

Bei Fischernetzen, alten Teppichen oder Textilabfällen denkt man nicht gerade direkt an die Modetrends von morgen. Doch ein Trend, der sich immer mehr durchsetzt, ist Upcycling: aus Abfällen neue Fasern gewinnen. (…) Außerdem kommt immer öfter auch Nylon-6 zum Einsatz, das mit Hilfe des ECONYL® Regenerationssystems tatsächlich aus alten Fischernetzen, Teppichen und Industrieabfällen gewonnen wird. […]

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13 Feb 2017
adidas x Parley: Upcycling Ocean Waste Into Cutting-Edge Performance Swimwear

–  adidas Parley swimwear range made with Econyl® yarn  – Range comes in two distinct designs inspired by the origins of the suit’s materials  – Product available on February 1st 2017 – Parley range joins adidas wider sustainable swim collection Herzogenaurach, February 2017– adidas has unveiled its SS17 Parley swim range made from Parley Ocean Plastic and featuring up-cycled […]

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