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11/01/2021

Circular Economy Explained: What does it mean and how do we close the loop?

A healthier, more circular economy depends on each and every one of us. In nature there are no straight lines but as humans we have conceived the idea of linear for the purposes of simplifying our understanding of the world. If we can learn anything from nature, it’s that she knows best and that the […]

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01/12/2020

Pre-consumer Waste

Pre-consumer waste is waste coming from industrial processes such as plastic components, industrial waste and fabric scraps.

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01/12/2020

Special Take Back Projects

An international network structured around recovering materials at end of use, based on partnerships with institutions, organisations, private and public associations and companies. This system allows Aquafil to collect quantities of waste for regeneration into ECONYL® yarn. Examples of this effort are represented by special take back projects in collaboration with different brands such as […]

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01/12/2020

Fishing nets from aquaculture and fish industry and ghost nets

Our journey towards sustainability was long. It started in 1990 facing many challenges in the years. When researching for end of life goods made of nylon 6 to produce ECONYL® nylon, we figured out  that fishing nets were an important source of the ingredient. There are two different types of fishing nets we are dealing […]

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01/12/2020

Old carpets destined for landfills

Each year in the U.S., 4 billion pounds of carpet is discarded in landfills. Aquafil Group is committed to help reduce this waste by implementing a closed-loop supply chain where carpets are recycled. Aquafil has two carpet recycling facilities — in Phoenix and Woodland, CA — that can each process up to 36 million pounds […]

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08/02/2021

Is The Resale Economy Sustainable? Here’s What You Need To Know

Author: Elisa Lewittes Nearly overnight, the Coronavirus pandemic created a collective shift towards mindful living and conscious consumption. Our socially-distanced world has magnified how our shopping choices directly impact those around us. As we head into 2021, these factors drove the industry and its participants to dramatically accelerate its effort towards creating a more sustainable […]

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05/02/2021

TODAY’S SWAP – Reduce single-use plastic with reusable straws

An estimated 500 million plastic straws are used in the US every day, according to the National Park Service. Companies and countries all over the world have recently banned plastic straws, so now’s the perfect time for an eco-alternative. Re-usable straws come in different shapes, colours and materials. Whether you prefer bamboo or metal, there’s […]

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05/02/2021

SMK x Blue Orb Collection

S M K was launched in August 2014 in Seoul, Korea. The brand creates dancewear & athleisure collections also suitable for daily life. S M K new collection, in collaboration with Blue Orb, includes elegant & sporty one-piece swimsuit that will make you confident to dive into a pool or get a nice sun tan at […]

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Dula Swimwear
04/02/2021

Dula Swimwear helps to halting ocean pollution

DULA SWIMWEAR specialises in wear that is needed to ‘dula’ and stay active. The word ‘dula’ is derived from the local Filipino language meaning play. Dula believes that we have a responsibility to halt the pollution of single-use plastics and stop them from damaging our pristine oceans, clogging our waterways and polluting our earth. Therefore, […]

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BRUNO PARISE
04/02/2021

Italian handcrafted bags with roots in History

PARISE is a startup producing leather goods, where they manufacture all their pieces using an early 18th Century treadle loom, employed for the production of magnificent Venetian tapestries. Very few people can use this loom and master its ancient technique, which distinguishes PARISE and its unique products. PARISE collections celebrate the identity and high craftsmanship […]

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Emerge Sea
04/02/2021

A sustainable brand committed to the ocean

EMERGE SEA is a Peruvian brand of ethical and sustainable products, inspired by the depths of the Peruvian ocean, which cares about having a positive impact on the environment. They propose a slow fashion consumer style, that is why they use the best quality Italian fabrics made with ECONYL® regenerated nylon. For Emerge Sea it […]

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Mare Perpetua
04/02/2021

Ethically made swimwear with ease at mind

MARE PERPETUA – eternal sea, was designed and created by Helena Paul. After attending design school in London and Paris, her aim was to go back to her home of California and create a swimwear line that was not only produced as ethical as possible but presented with ease at mind. Adding high elements to […]

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