10 Apr 2017

Risks and Rewards of the Circular Economy

A bikini that began as a fishing net? A jacket that started as a carpet? There’s a common thread in each of these – the circular economy. While this approach to business is time intensive and requires continuous collaboration, the end result is powerful. Companies are risk averse – just like people. But now more than ever, […]

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06 Apr 2017


The new Rawline Scala carpet collection by ege combines the rawness of the flat woven look and feel with all of the acoustical and practical advantages, making the carpet material superior to any interior design. It comprises three design themes, Minimal, Reflex and Heritage, each celebrating the eternal textures favoured by fashion and different cultures […]

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23 Mar 2017

Giulio Bonazzi at the 5th Responsible Business Summit in New York

On Monday, March 27th, Aquafil’s Chaiman and CEO Giulio Bonazzi will be speaking at the 5th Responsible Business Summit in New York. The event will take place on the 27th and 28th of March and is organized by Ethical Corporation. Giulio Bonazzi will speak in a round table together with David Rosenberg, CEO and Co-Founder of AeroFarms and […]

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22 Mar 2017

The dancewear collection by SMK: force, vitality, feminity

S M K is a South Korean brand engaged to animal protection, local production & development and attempts to use less harmful components for creating the collections. Among their ingredients, they chose our ECONYL® regenerated fiber for the dancewear collection. The brand name comes from the designers initials «­Sandra Meynier Kang­». They produce accessories and garments […]

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02 Mar 2017


NOW_THEN is a Spanish label offering sustainable collection of swimwear and wetsuits for women. Their focus is to offer a fashionable product yet comfortable and produced in a sustainable way. They also put a lot of effort in finding the most sustainable materials and were enthusiasts to discover the ECONYL® regenerated yarn by Aquafil. In […]

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01 Mar 2017


This project started in 2015 from the collaboration of Spanish brand Ternua and OPEGUI, Guipuzcoa Inshore Fish Producers Organization. The aim was to recover spent fishing nets of fisherman’s guilds of the Basque cities of Bermeo, Getaria and Hondarribia in Spain. In 2016, the project allowed Ternua to recover 12 tons of abandoned and spent […]

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16 Feb 2017

The New Maesh Unlimited Collection by TOUCAN-T

The innovative high-tech tile maesh unlimited by TOUCAN-T is the result of creative design and the latest tufting technology. The goal was the creation of a structured carpet tile which visually connects form and floor space. Through its fine high-low-optics, seamless transitions can be created. maesh unlimited is made with ECONYL® 100% regenerated yarn and combines product […]

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14 Feb 2017

Rey Swimwear launches new collection made with ECONYL® regenerated yarn

Swimsuit designer Jessica Rey, founder of Rey Swimwear has developed sustainable swimsuit designs partnering with our company, Aquafil, to create designs that incorporate our ECONYL® 100% regenerated Nylon. Rey’s collection will include one-piece, two-piece and kids’ swimwear lines and will offer popular designs with women’s confidence, comfort, and timeless style in mind. The company was […]

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13 Feb 2017

MEDIUM – Building a Sustainable Fashion Brand: the Story Behind Girlfriend Collective

 The number of environmentally conscious people is growing hand-in-hand with the awareness of the global environmental crisis. Every day there are more consumers who, when buying a product, look for companies with a sustainable mindset. But finding sustainable products suitable for our needs proves to be a difficult task too many times, and we simply […]

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13 Feb 2017

The New Parley Swim Range

adidas has unveiled its SS17 Parley swim range made with ECONYL® regenerated nylon and with two distinct designs: a wave print that references the source of its fabric, and a Parley inspired graphics. Uniting form with performance-focused function, both designs are finished with adidas’s unique Infinitex+ Pulse and flatlock seams, enabling the range to be […]

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20 Jan 2017

Giulio Bonazzi at the Ethical Fashion Show in Berlin

On January 19th, our CEO Giulio Bonazzi participated in a panel discussion in Berlin at the Ethical Fashion Show. The subject was “Plastics in our waters: The role of the textile industry”. The moderator was Dr. Bernhard Bauske of WWF and the other guests were: Alexander Nolte (Langbrett), Michael Spitzbarth (Bleed), and Angele Zettner (Manufactum). […]

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19 Jan 2017

Fashion Photo-Shooting in a Waste Treatment Plant

We never thought about our waste treatment center in Ajdovscina as a place for a photo shoot with a model. It is cold, big and full of waste material. But, we were intrigued when our client Kunert asked if they could organize a photo shoot with a model in our Ajdovscina Waste Treatment center among […]

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