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 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 […]
As technology and science advances, materials change, but there is one material that was created long ago and is now in the middle of a very much needed revolution — plastic. Plastic is being taken into the new century keeping the good aspects of itself and leaving the bad behind. It’s an ongoing process, but […]
Breitling and Outerknown: a new Superocean 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]