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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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


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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