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20 Apr 2016

The “Rocky Station” wins REGENERATION competition

Last weekend, the second edition of the REGENERATION 64h design competition came to an end. The yellow team, one of the three teams of architects and engineers participating, won the contest with the best renovation project for the chosen building: the historical bus station of Arco (Trento). The project follows the principles of the Living Building Challenge (LBC) for […]

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15 Apr 2016

Meet the Regenerators!

Right now, the REGENERATION 64 hours nonstop design competition based on the principles of Living Building protocol is taking place. The three teams have been locked in the Centrale di Fies for 3 days now, and this will be their last day to come up with a project of sustainable re-qualification of an existing public building that was revealed only Wednesday […]

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12 Apr 2016

Aquafil with the ECONYL® brand at the REGENERATION event

Within a few hours we will participate to REGENERATION, an event that has a lot in common with our brand of regenerated yarn, ECONYL®. The REGENERATION 2016 conference will take place near our headquarter in Italy, in the Trentino region. It is a 64-hours European design competition organized by Macro Design Studio in collaboration with the International Living Future and the […]

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04 Apr 2016

MEDIUM – “Greening” the red carpet

Celebrities can make a great contribution to raise the awareness about climate change challenges. By lending their voice and by being role models for many, the message of the importance to act on climate change can have a significant reach. We are very happy many celebrities use their fame to get the message to the […]

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31 Mar 2016

ECONYL® yarn for the first time into Levi’s jeans

After socks, carpets, jackets, swimwear and underwear, for the first time our ECONYL® regenerated yarn will be used in jeans. And we are not talking about any kind of denim producer, but about the brand that is recognized as the creator of this piece of garment, Levi Strauss &Co. The jeans that will be produced […]

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22 Mar 2016

Auria London telling the story of the ECONYL® yarn behind the scenes

On Monday of this week, Diana Auria of Auria London visited our ECONYL® plant to discover more about the regeneration process that allows us to transform pre- and post-consumer waste, like fishing nets or old carpets, into regenerated nylon yarn for new products, like the beautiful swimwear by Auria London. Diana was very interested in seeing every […]

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14 Mar 2016

MEDIUM – How to Clean Your Carpet Sustainably

To make sure your sustainable carpet would keep its sustainable characteristics over entire life, make your maintenance and cleaning routine more green. Our new Medium article focuses on tips to make your carpet cleaning routine more sustainable. Enjoy!

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02 Mar 2016

Aquafil wins the Italian Radical Green Award during the Green Week

On Friday, March 4th, Giulio Bonazzi, President and CEO of Aquafil, will receive the “Radical Green 2016 Award” for 10 stories of sustainable innovation. Aquafil will receive the prize for its efforts in improving the sustainability of its process, especially for the ECONYL® Regeneration Process that allows the regeneration of Nylon 6 waste into yarn for new textiles […]

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24 Feb 2016

Aquafil with ECONYL® and Milliken partner to create green carpet for Global Green Pre-Oscar Party

With the shared mission of merging beauty and sustainable design, Aquafil and Milliken have partnered to create and debut a custom-designed green carpet that will grace the step and repeat at Global Green’s 13th annual Pre-Oscar Party. More than 500 guests, including celebrities, eco-luminaries, environmental companies and political leadership from around the world will gather on Feb. 24, 2016 […]

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17 Feb 2016

ECONYL® yarn inside electric cars

Aquafil is proud to announce that its ECONYL® 100% Regenerated Nylon fiber is the sustainable material chosen by BMW for producing the interior mats of their innovative and visionary electric vehicle BMW i3. The principle behind BMW i perfectly matches with the vision behind the ECONYL® brand which is all about regeneration. It’s about the […]

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15 Feb 2016

New video by Outerknown shot in our ECONYL® Plant

Two years ago Kelly Slater, eleven-time World Surf League champion, and his team of Outerknown visited our ECONYL® facility to discover more about the process that allows us to regenerate Nylon waste into ECONYL® yarn now used in their ‘Evolution Series’ Jackets and Trunks. The team was excited to discover the whole process starting in […]

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11 Feb 2016

Carvico and Jersey Lomellina join the Healthy Seas initiative

Our long time partners Carvico and Jersey Lomellina, which produce high-tech knitted fabrics for swimwear, sportswear, underwear and outerwear, have announced their participation in the Healthy Seas initiative, a journey from waste to wear. Having always focused on preserving the environment, Carvico and Jersey Lomellina are aware of the fact that implementing a sustainable production policy is no […]

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