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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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22 Oct 2018

MEDIUM – A fishing net, a carpet, a dress and the endless possibilities in between

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, […]

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18 Oct 2018

Rethiking what we wear in the new museum of Fashion for Good

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 […]

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09 Oct 2018

Divers remove monster ghost fishing nets from Italian waters that will be transformed into catwalk collections

Between 6-8th October in deep waters off the coast of the Aeolian Islands, volunteer technical divers rescued more than 4 tons (4,000 kg) of ghost fishing gear, which will be sent to a recycling facility in Slovenia and transformed into sustainable textiles for fashion houses across the globe. During the mission, Ghost Fishing divers recovered […]

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05 Oct 2018

MEDIUM – How to future-proof the design of your office

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 […]

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04 Oct 2018

Large scale diving mission to recover lost fishing nets from the seabed of Aeolian Islands

From October 6-8, the Healthy Seas initiative in cooperation with Aeolian Islands Preservation Fund (AIPF), Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE) and the Ghost Fishing Foundation is carrying out a mission in the Aeolian Islands to recover lost fishing nets. The mission is exclusively sponsored by Aquafil, with contributions from AIPF and BLUE. According to UNEP and […]

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27 Sep 2018

ECONYL® yarn weaves sustainability into amazing events and the minds of people at the Milan Fashion Week

A week just passed by and many people are still talking about the Milano Fashion Week. Our ECONYL® yarn was weaving the importance of sustainability into various events and the minds of people throughout the whole week by celebrating the closing of this event at the Green Carpet Fashion Awards with an outstanding green red […]

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06 Sep 2018

MEDIUM – How designers can sell their creative and sustainable work

Are you human? This is the provocative question of Charlene C. Lam who helps creatives and designers showing and selling their work. We talked with her about the future of retail and how to sell creative and sustainable products. Being human is part of the answer but there is much more that emerges in this […]

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17 Jul 2018

Discovering “what makes a great carpet” with ‘the Ruggist’

In the US some call him the King of Rugs. His name is Michael Christie, and he is a leading American carpet journalist, blogger of ‘The Ruggist’ and, since the Fall of 2017, Editor of Rug Insider. He was also a speaker during the panel discussion at Domotex 2018 about trends in interior design. Last […]

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13 Jul 2018

MEDIUM – 4 brands are creating yoga wear with beauty, performance and sustainability at their heart

Yoga is all about awareness: of our inner world but also of the outside world. Yoga is about connecting with nature and being aware, not only of the single sensations and feelings of our body, but also of our interaction with the planet. A yoga session invites you to breathe the outside air in, to […]

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