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22 Apr 2019

MEDIUM – It’s Fashion Revolution Week. Time to reflect on our progress and the power of questions…

Fashion Revolution Week is all about questioning the status quo — that’s why we love it. ECONYL® has been a proud supporter and participant of this international mission for the last three years. This movement about questioning brands, materials, supply chains, the people who make our clothing, the designers who set the trends and all of the processes […]

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17 Apr 2019

RO Plastic Prize – a challenge for designers to develop new ways of recycling and reusing plastic.

Milan, April 10th, one of the world’s most influential design gallerist, Rossana Orlandi, recognized four emerging designers for their design innovation in sustainability.During this year Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Ms Orlandi launched the first edition of the RO Plastic Prize, an award that inspired designers to reuse, recycle, and reinvent plastic. ECONYL® by Aquafil was […]

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06 Mar 2019

MEDIUM – Why we are big fan of ‘regeneration’, and you could be too

We get this question over and over since the beginning of our journey. What do you mean by ‘regeneration’? We started using this word in 2011 when we launched our ECONYL® Regeneration System, a process, unique in the world, that allows producing nylon from waste instead of oil. So, we called it a “regeneration” process, and […]

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28 Feb 2019

Talking about ECONYL® brand, February highlights

FASHINNOVATION, New York On February 13th, Aquafil Chairman and CEO, Giulio Bonazzi was at FASHINNOVATION, the largest fashion tech event during New York Fashion Week. He spoke about sustainability and circular economy in fashion with Natasha Berg, founding chair of Oceanic Global. FASHINNOVATION is a platform where fashion and technology connect with the mission to inspire and […]

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25 Feb 2019

ECONYL® brand at the Pre-Oscars Sustainable Style Event. Not only beautiful carpet, but also clothing.

On 23rd February, ECONYL® brand took part at the Pre-Oscars Sustainable Style Event hosted by ethical fashion house MAISON-DE-MODE.COM, at the Sunset Tower Hotel in Los Angeles with a custom-designed green carpet. The carpet was created with ECONYL® fibers in a gold and white design by interior designer Sasha Bikoff, inspired by the glamour of the […]

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22 Feb 2019

Anne De Carbuccia wears a Stella McCartney’s pantsuit made with ECONYL® yarn, for Harper’s BAZAAR march issue.

Let’s become one with the ocean. This, the concept behind Anne De Carbuccia‘s self-portrait for Harper’s BAZAAR March issue. Below, what the artist writes on her Instagram profile: – The fashion industry is the second biggest polluter after fossile fuels. The fashion world has the potential to transform itself to be a cultural and creative force […]

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17 Feb 2019

This year Berlinale unrolled a red carpet made with ECONYL® regenerated nylon

ECONYL® was in the spotlight at this year Berlinale with a red carpet made by Object Carpet with our regenerated yarn. The festival highlighted the importance of protecting the environment by replacing the traditional red carpet for stars to walk down with a “green one” made with our regenerated nylon coming from the ocean and landfill […]

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29 Jan 2019

MEDIUM – Sustainability in Fashion Is the Topic of 2019: From Davos to New York, Textile Leaders Join Forces to Address Sustainability in Fashion

Last week our chairman and CEO Giulio Bonazzi was in New York City for a panel at Texworld USA to discuss technological innovation in textiles and its impact on the environment . Here are key highlights from a very busy week in sustainable fashion and takeaways from Bonazzi’s Texworld experience. What a momentous couple of weeks […]

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21 Jan 2019

ECONYL® regenerated nylon plays an essential role at DOMOTEX 2019 in Hannover

“Good design begins with the end in mind”. With this concept, Aquafil created its booth at DOMOTEX 2019 around its commitment towards a circular economy. ECONYL® regenerated nylon played an essential role. New Samples, new Trends and a Circular Economy approach with the end in mind ECONYL® regenerated nylon gives you endless possibilities. At Domotex […]

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20 Dec 2018

MEDIUM – What a journey! Closing the loop on carpet manufacturing.

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 […]

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19 Dec 2018

AW launches super soft carpet saving sea life

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 […]

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10 Dec 2018

MEDIUM – Men’s Gifts for Christmas that don’t cost the Earth

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 […]

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