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01 Dec 2013

NET-WORKS™

In 2012, Interface and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) embarked on a unique partnership. It began with the question: how could a carpet tile help address inequality? Interface wanted to source material in a way that would benefit communities as well as the environment. ZSL wanted to develop a new model of community-based conservation […]

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11 Nov 2013

Sneak Peak at Koru 2014 collection

Koru is an American brand producing beautiful swimwear also made with ECONYL® nylon yarn. They joined the Healthy Seas initiative by means of “1% for the Planet”: an alliance of over 1,200 member companies in 48 countries that gives one percent of revenues to environmental causes. Koru, already using ECONYL® yarn for their collection, is now […]

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07 Nov 2013

Interface joins the Healthy Seas initiative

Interface has announced its partnership with Healthy Seas, a Journey from Waste to Wear, the initiative founded by two businesses, Aquafil and Star Sock and an NGO, ECNC Land & Seas group. The initiative aims at cleaning the seas from waste, especially abandoned fishing nets to then regenerate them into ECONYL® nylon yarn that will be used […]

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07 Nov 2013

A video explaining the ECONYL® Regeneration System

“The time has come to clean up our act. The time has come for ECONYL®”. This is how the story of the ECONYL® Regeneration system starts. In three minutes this video talks about the whole journey in six steps of the regeneration of nylon 6 waste into ECONYL® yarn for a variety of application. Besides […]

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21 Oct 2013

VIDEO: Our Healthy Seas Kickoff event

A short video to go through the two days journey we organized for our Healthy Seas kickoff event. Thanks to the voices of our guests, we go through the key points of the initiative talking about the problem of abandoned fishing nets, the solution and the work of volunteers divers and the ECONYL® Regeneration System that allows to regenerate […]

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08 Oct 2013

A two days journey from waste to wear

Can industrial production goes hand in hand with respect for the environment? We believe so and were together during the two days of the Healthy Seas kickoff event (#HSKE) to celebrate this dream that brings together an NGOs and two business in a fascinating journey to recover abandoned fishing nets from the seas and regenerate them into […]

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05 Oct 2013

HEALTHY SEAS, A JOURNEY FROM WASTE TO WEAR

Healthy Seas, a journey from waste to wear, is an initiative that Aquafil founded in 2013 with another business (Star Sock) and an NGO. The purpose of the initiative is to clean the oceans and seas of marine litter such as derelict fishnets responsible for the needless death of marine animals. FAO and UNEP estimate […]

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06 Sep 2013

Aquafil 2012 sustainability report is online

“With this new edition of the sustainability report, Aquafil has initiated a revision process of the Report organization and data management procedures, which, in addition to a different structure of the document, also has the objective of supporting a greater capacity of internal analysis of information in order to progressively increase utility in strategic planning.” […]

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06 Sep 2013

Over 16,000 views for the ECONYL® video

While waiting for the new ECONYL® video that will illustrate the Regeneration Process, we are happy to announce that the first one: “Why ECONYL®” was visualized by more than 16,000 users (increasing everyday). Such a success that we decided to use it also as a banner to appear in different news portals specialized in environment, […]

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05 Sep 2013

ECONYL® Socks: mission accomplished!

During the GreenTec Awards in Berlin ECONYL® had also a little exhibition area that was crowded with people that wanted to have the ECONYL® socks and a picture with them. Only for this event we created a very special pair of socks, made with ECONYL® yarn, in brand color and with the infinite symbol on them. There […]

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05 Sep 2013

GreenTec stars on ECONYL® green red carpet

ECONYL® green red carpet was the green path on which stars had access to the event and it was also itself a star of this night at GreenTec Awards in Berlin. For this project ECONYL® and Vorwerk worked together to produce a green carpet made with ECONYL® for this special event: Germany most famous prizes for sustainability. […]

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27 Aug 2013

Stars will be walking on ECONYL® green red carpet

Only few days are left for the Green Tec Awards in Berlin. The big event  will take place on Friday 30th at 6.00p.m when the first stars will walk on the “green red carpet” made by Vorwerk with ECONYL® yarn. The Green Tec Awards will present the latest advances in green technologies in order to increase public awareness as well […]

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