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Zanotta Sacco goes green
21/01/2020

Zanotta: Sacco goes green

An icon of non-conformity, the Sacco celebrates 50 years: this symbol of the cultural transformation of 1968 returns renewed in a green edition, in recognition of the need for global change. Zanotta celebrates this anniversary by launching a numbered, limited edition collection: innovative and sustainable materials– both the internal padding and the cover, featuring a […]

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20/01/2020

2020–2023 trend forecasting: the one thing you need to keep in mind

Forecast trendsetter Rikke Skytte warns the audience during a keynote about sustainability and trends, “Attention, no one is coming to save you. This life is 100% your responsibility”. From here, we’re taken on a fantastic journey that highlights trends and the future of humanity, where sustainability is a megatrend that is here to stay and […]

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11/12/2019

What We Carry: A branded content series produced by National Geographic Unveiling of Episode 5

The story behind the new Prada Re-Nylon sustainability initiative has been charted across the globe – uncovering the methods by which harmful and wasteful materials – fishing nets, discarded textiles and old carpets – are regenerated. These raw materials are harnessed to produce eternally recyclable ECONYL®, which Prada used to create the Prada Re-Nylon collection, […]

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05/12/2019

Tarkett closes the loop on commercial carpet tiles in Europe.

The intensive collaboration between Tarkett and Aquafil over recent years goes beyond the traditional customer and supplier relationship. The result is a significant step towards circular economy. Tarkett has sourced PA6 and ECONYL® regenerated nylon from Aquafil for more than a decade and uses ECONYL® yarn in its Desso AirMaster carpet tiles, for example. Now, […]

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08/10/2019

Healthy Seas awarded at the 3rd Annual Green Carpet Fashion Awards, Milan

On September 22nd, 2019, Healthy Seas was presented with the award for Circular Economy at the 3rd Annual Green Carpet Fashion Awards that closed Milan Fashion Week at the historic Teatro alla Scala. Veronika Mikos, Healthy Seas project coordinator, accepted the award from Prada’s Lorenzo Bertelli, on behalf of the initiative and the over 120 […]

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07/11/2019

Breitling and Outerknown: a new Superocean Watch and the launch of the innovative Outerknown ECONYL® yarn Nato strap collection

Breitling announces two launches in partnership with Outerknown, the sustainable apparel brand co-founded by surfing legend and Breitling Surfers Squad member Kelly Slater. In addition to the new Superocean Outerknown watch, Breitling introduces the first Outerknown ECONYL® yarn NATO strap collection. The 18 ecologically responsible straps, which will dress up any Breitling watch, are crafted […]

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06/11/2019

Napapijri reveals Circular Series: the first circular, 100% recyclable apparel collection

Blazing a trail in circular innovation, premium casualwear brand Napapijri unveils Circular Series, its first circular, 100% recyclable apparel collection which gathers Napapijri’s commitment to creating a better future through design, sustainability, and innovation. The first jacket of its kind has been three years in the making. Its main breakthrough comes from an intensive, synergistic […]

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Cocos_Clean-up
06/11/2019

Thanks to this one-time collaboration with Costa Rica’s Ministry of Environment, over 1700 miles (2800 kilometers) of fishing line removed from Cocos Island. 

For a one-time project, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society removed over 1700 miles (2800 kilometers) of nylon monofilament fishing line from Cocos Island and shipped it to Aquafil to be transformed into ECONYL® regenerated nylon, which is used for carpet flooring and fashion items. As part of a campaign to protect the Cocos Island UNESCO World […]

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28/09/2019

What We Carry: A branded content series produced by National Geographic Unveiling of Episode 4

PRADA RE-NYLON champions the use of regenerated nylon ECONYL® as the foundation of a new circular supply chain in fashion. Re-Nylon is a unique initiative, in line with the innovation that is the hallmark of Prada, the ultimate goal will be to convert all Prada virgin nylon into ECONYL® regenerated nylon by the end of […]

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12/10/2019

From carpets to fashion solutions, ECONYL® featured at Milano Fashion Week 2019

Not only stunning “green” red carpets but also beautiful dresses and fashion accessories. During Milano Fashion Week 2019, ECONYL® yarn was spotted in some of the most unique corners of the Italian city, from Piazza della Scala to San Barnaba’s cloisters and Piazza Duomo. On September 18th, ECONYL® dived in the depths of ATLANTIS, together […]

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Green Carpet Fashion Awards 2019
23/09/2019

Adut Akech, Stella McCartney, Anna Wintour, Valentino Garavani, Sophia Loren, Colin and Livia Firth walk the greenest red carpet during Milan Fashion Week

Aquafil and ege carpets provided the green carpet made from ECONYL® regenerated yarn for the third annual Green Carpet Fashion Awards. The carpet will be reused for other high-profile events across Europe before being recycled through the unique ECONYL® Regeneration Process. Milan, 23rd September 2019 – Last night at the third annual Green Carpet Fashion […]

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Healthy Seas Croatia
10/09/2019

Racemark, Object Carpet, and Aquafil joined Healthy Seas mission at Bay of Kvarner

Bay of Kvarner, Croatia, August 25th – September 2nd – Healthy Seas’ latest main diving event for the recovery of ghost fishing nets took place. Racemark, Object Carpet, and Aquafil joined the mission and followed the Healthy Seas team on a boat to experience the activity firsthand and help free several animals that were found […]

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