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17 Jan 2017

Domotex 2017: Inspiration, Color and Pure Design

There was a lot going on both outside and inside our booth this year at Domotex. Let’s start from outside, as we are very proud to announce that Aquafil with ECONYL® yarns was selected for the “Innovation@Domotex”! As such, we were granted a spot in the special area of the exhibition where our five new […]

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20 Dec 2016

7 tips to help grow your circular economy business

The webinar about “Growing a circular economy” by Ethical Corporation just ended but we would like to share with you some final tips to help grow circular economy. The tips come from the final discussion among Timothy R. Basilone, Vice President – Environmental Affairs at Horsehead Corporation, Scott O’Connell, Director of Environmental Affairs at Dell […]

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18 Nov 2016

MEDIUM – Renovating your home? Choose sustainable carpets!

The environmental challenges of our time are getting bigger, and even the smallest contribution of each individual matters. If you are renovating your home, that might be a great opportunity for you to contribute to a more sustainable future of our planet. There is no need to compromise on the look; just add a sustainability […]

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12 Oct 2016

THE GOLD MEDAL TEAM FOR PLASTIC AND SUSTAINABILITY AT PLASTICITY FORUM LONDON

Here is the video of the panel discussion “Weaving sustainability into our textiles” that took place at Plasticity Forum London on September 21st. The event was part of the London Design Festival and sought to bridge the gap between the design community and experts who work with plastic, recycling and the aspects of sustainability which relate to waste reduction. […]

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11 Oct 2016

STREET ART TO REPRESENT THE PRODUCTION PROCESS OF NYLON AT AQUAFIL’S HEADQUARTERS

During this past weekend on the external wall of Aquafil’s headquarters in Arco (Trento), Italy, a 40-meter graffiti appeared. It is a creative representation of the production process of Nylon, commissioned by Aquafil to a group of writers from a local cultural organization called Associazione AnDROmeda. This association has the mission to promote all minor arts […]

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07 Oct 2016

MILLIKEN UNDERLINES ITS COMMITMENT TO THE ENVIRONMENT BY PARTNERING WITH HEALTHY SEAS

Leading global designer and manufacturer of floor coverings, Milliken, has joined ‘Healthy Seas, a Journey from Waste to Wear’. Healthy Seas aims to recover discarded fishing nets from the seas and to regenerate them into high-quality ECONYL® yarn, which is subsequently turned into brand-new products such as Milliken carpets. Alison Kitchingman, Director of Marketing and Design at […]

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03 Oct 2016

THE ECONYL® REGENERATION SYSTEM AT PLASTICITY FORUM WITH NET-WORKS AND AURIA

On September the 21st, Giulio Bonazzi, CEO & President of Aquafil, was in London to talk at Plasticity Forum (part of the London Design Festival). The event aimed at bringing the design community into the big discussion on the future of plastic sustainability. Bonazzi talked about the ECONYL® regeneration system during a panel discussion about “Weaving sustainability […]

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09 Sep 2016

EXCLUSIVE ECONYL® REUSABLE BAGS AT ANNE DE CARBUCCIA’S ART EXHIBITION IN NYC

On Tuesday 13th of September, Giulio Bonazzi, CEO of Aquafil, will be attending the opening of Anne de Carbuccia’s exhibition “ONE • One Planet One Future” at Westbeth Artists Community on the West Side of Manhattan (NY). “I build ‘shrines’ to time,” says the artist who photographs large images of landscapes in which an hourglass and a […]

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24 Aug 2016

MEDIUM – YOUNG FASHION DESIGNER YORGOS VOULGARIS THINKS SUSTAINABILITY

Our new Medium article is a Q&A with young fashion designer Yorgos Voulgaris, who was the 2nd place winner of the MEDASSET/Healthy Seas sustainable fashion contest in Greece. We met him during his visit to the ECONYL® facilities in Slovenia and tried to find out how important sustainability is for his work. We hope this can be of inspiration for […]

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05 Aug 2016

‘HEALTHY SEAS FASHION PROJECT’ IN TOUR AT CRETAQUARIUM IN CRETE

It all started in Athens from the collaboration between MEDASSET, Healthy Seas and the fashion department of AKTO College of Art and Design. A sustainable fashion contest among young designers was created. They had to create a style made with fabric containing ECONYL® regenerated yarn also taking inspiration from the whole story of waste and spent nets recovery. Healthy Seas is […]

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04 Aug 2016

NEW SIREN CARPET COLLECTION MADE WITH ECONYL® STAYCLEAN YARN BY CAVALIER BREMWORTH

With a big launch event taking place on the 3rd of August in Auckland, New Zealand, carpet manufacturer Cavalier Bremworth launched a new collection made with ECONYL® StayClean regenerated yarn. The name of the collection is Siren and takes inspiration from fishing nets recovered from the seas. These nets are one of the waste materials that enter the ECONYL® Regeneration System and, […]

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04 Jul 2016

MEDIUM – THE FUTURE OF DESIGN IS SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

Maybe our claim is a little bold, but we truly believe things should be designed for sustainability. Design defines how material objects look and feel and how they are used. If sustainability is taken into account at the very beginning — in the design phase — the products we use, and the spaces we live in, can influence our […]

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