Before the end of the year, there was still time for the third prize given to Aquafil. As in others occasion, the prize was bestowed for the efforts towards innovation and sustainability of its products. Five were the winners of the 2012 prize “Impresa Ambiente”. The event was promoted by the Italian Ministery of Environment and the Rome Chamber of Commerce. Aquafil won in the “best product” rank with the 100% regenerated ECONYL® caprolactam. This is the third prize for Aquafil since the beginning of 2012. The others were: the “Green Public Procurment and sustainable projects for companies” from the Ministery of Economy and Consip, and the “Business Prize for Innovation” set up by Confindustria. The three prizes reinforce Aquafil to keep going in its path toward sustainability and innovation, also thanks to the ECONYL® brand.
On December 13th we celebrated the opening of our first recycling plant in the States. This is one step further in our journey to revolutionize our supply chain and create more sustainable products both in the carpet flooring industry and in fashion. It was an amazing journey and many who were with us through it […]
With its new brand Sedna®, AW launches a broadloom carpet collection that is soft, luxurious and durable. Made with ECONYL® regenerated nylon, Sedna® carpet helps to save thousands of beautiful sea creatures like sea turtles, dolphins, and seals that will no longer get stuck in life-threatening abandoned fishing nets. Moreover, Sedna® comes with an ECO […]
Clothing and fashion accessories are very popular items on many Christmas shopping lists, but we cannot forget the importance of our fashion choices just because it’s Christmas. So here are some sustainable ideas to make special gifts to eco-conscious men. Many studies show that there is a small but consistent gender gap in environmental views and climate […]
The story that we would like to share with you today is a visual one, and one that we would like you to smell, touch, hear and feel. We are in the Piazza del Duomo, in the city center of Milano. Here, twice a year the area transforms into an open runway because models, journalists, […]
The first interactive museum for sustainable fashion innovation opens in Amsterdam also with an installation of ECONYL® yarns. Fashion for Good is a Dutch organization dedicated to circular fashion that just opened a unique museum in Amsterdam that encourages visitors to examine their consumptions habits, be more responsible and to engage in the topic of […]
Nothing has changed as rapidly in design as the concept of offices in the latest years. But, are there trends which are persistent? What is the future of offices, and why there are so many changes constantly? We talked with two brands of carpet flooring design — Tarkett and ege carpets — who are now focusing on finding out […]