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07 Nov 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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Cocos_Clean-up
06 Nov 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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01 Nov 2019

4 Nylon pieces that made — or are about to make — history

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 […]

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12 Oct 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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08 Oct 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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Green Carpet Fashion Awards 2019
23 Sep 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 Sep 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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The Ocean Race Summit Genoa
09 Sep 2019

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 […]

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27 Aug 2019

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 […]

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06 Aug 2019

Burberry introduces new collection made from ECONYL®sustainable nylon

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 […]

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Prada Re-Nylon ECONYL®
24 Jul 2019

Prada Re-Nylon unveils the second Episode of “What We Carry”.

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 […]

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28 Jun 2019

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 […]

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