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.
A unique forum will be held in Genoa soon: the first Ocean Race Summit. 20 September, save the date.
In the run-up to the Ocean Race next edition, which starts in Alicante in Autumn 2021, five events will be organized with five more delivered during the nine-month race period. The Ocean Race is the ultimate round-the-world sailing event touching six continents over nine months, the objective of the Ocean Race Summit events is to […]
Interface redesigns Rolls-Royce’s Data Experts Office in Derby. The carpet tiles are made with ECONYL® yarn.
Modular flooring manufacturer Interface partnered with the design company Source8 to redesign Rolls-Royce’s Data Experts Office in Derby. The challenge was to transform the 1,700m2 Data Experts Office, which covers one floor, into a multifunctional hub of creativity and productivity, creating a balance between the company’s heritage – Rolls Royce established over 100 years ago […]
BURBERRY has launched a new capsule collection crafted with ECONYL® yarn. The new Burberry capsule includes a reinvention of the luxury brand’s lightweight classic car coat, which was created using ECONYL® regenerated nylon made from fishing nets, fabric scraps and industrial nylon waste. “We are delighted to collaborate with Burberry for this capsule collection.” Giulio […]
Shot in Cameroon, it reveals another process behind the initiative, the fishing nets rescuing from Lake Ossa. Spanning five continents via land and sea, Prada’s ground-breaking new Re-Nylon sustainability initiative spearheads a cyclical, renewable supply chain, using sustainable, regenerated ECONYL® nylon from discarded materials and products. The complex processes and intriguing backstory behind this new […]
MEDIUM – Fishing nets become an urban boardwalk, that becomes next year’s couture: a sustainability adventure taking place in Chicago.
This is the story of a long adventure into sustainability and circular design that was fueled by NeoCon. From the NeoConversations podcast discussing the sustainable responsibility of designers and architects, to beautiful flooring in the first installation of the NeoCon Plaza, to a series of cyclical design and fashion products — we saw the impact […]
Prada introduces a sustainable line of iconic Prada bags made with ECONYL® regenerated yarn. The capsule collection is launched within Prada’s pioneering new project, Re-Nylon, the result of a partnership between Prada and Aquafil, which aims to the ultimate goal of converting all Prada virgin nylon into regenerated ECONYL® nylon by the end of 2021. […]