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10 Feb 2016

MEDIUM – Sharing Sustainability with Our Neighbors

Companies are not isolated entities. They are part of a wider ecosystem, interacting with suppliers, clients, owners, employees and other stakeholders. They take from and affect the environment in which they operate. Sustainable businesses consider all these factors and try to do business in a way that brings a positive outcome to all three sides […]

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09 Feb 2016

Congratulation to Ljubljana, European Green Capital!

Our journey with the ECONYL® Regeneration system started many years ago exactly in the city that in these days has been declared European Green Capital, so we are very happy to congratulate Ljubljana for this great achievement! This milestone was the result of the great efforts done to raise environmental awareness amongst its citizens, for its […]

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28 Jan 2016

The new ECONYL® StayClean

At this year’s Domotex we launched the ECONYL® StayClean yarn. A special fiber that besides having intrinsic stain-free properties it is also 100% regenerated from Nylon waste material recovered all over the world. So for the first time, stain-free carpets don’t have to come at the expense of the environment. We spent the last months testing […]

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26 Jan 2016

Healthy Seas and ECONYL® on Kabel 1 for Abenteuer Leben

Healthy Seas was the protagonist of a reportage by German TV program Abenteuer Leben, on Kabel 1. The TV crew visited our facilities in Slovenia and could film both the waste treatment process and the regeneration at Lubljana’s plant. They were able also to dive underwater in Croatia with Healthy seas’s volunteer divers to recover a […]

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20 Jan 2016

TEKO Wins Gold at ISPO

Our client and sock brand, TEKO has won the GOLD award at ISPO 2016 for its new ‘REGENERATE ME’ Super Cushion multi-sport sock; making it the second time in the last six months that the brand has won a major industry award in for its innovative 100% regenerable sock. TEKO’s ‘REGENERATE ME’ Marathon Super Cushion sock is constructed with […]

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18 Jan 2016

New Sublime Collection by Balsan with ECONYL® StayClean

In these days at Domotex, in Hannover, we are launching the new ECONYL® StayClean yarn. It is a solution dyed Nylon 6 yarn made from 100% regenerated Nylon that ensures ultimate stain protection for carpets. The fiber has been tested for many different kinds of stains and has been developed in collaboration with one of our client Balsan, […]

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16 Jan 2016

The ECONYL® StayClean

For the first time, stain-free carpets don’t have to come at the expense of the environment. We have invented the ECONYL® StayClean yarn. This fiber is intrinsically stain-resistant and can be cleaned with an easy water-only treatment. Being ECONYL®, it is also more sustainable than common Nylon yarn as it comes from pre- and post-consumer waste material […]

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14 Jan 2016

The train of the future may not be the one you’ve seen in science fiction movies

THIS POST WAS ORIGINALLY POSTED ON FORBO’S TRANSPRESSBLOG Science fiction movies prepared us for the most outstanding and peculiar means of transportation in the future, but it did not succeed in correctly forecasting what was going to disrupt the industry. A new mix of life changing trends are shaking things up in this sector, offering a […]

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29 Dec 2015

New kind of collaboration in our ECONYL® plant in Ljubljana

Julon d.o.o. (the Slovenian company of the Aquafil Group) and Vodno Mesto Atlantis Waterpark in Ljubljana, have signed an agreement where excess of thermal energy from the ECONYL® Regeneration System will be transferred to Atlantis, to provide 100% of the waterpark’s thermal energy requirements. The close proximity of the two allows to significantly reduce the two businesses’ environmental impacts […]

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02 Dec 2015

MEDIUM – The Time to Act on Climate Change is Now and Businesses Should Take the Lead

What causes climate change? What is the world doing about it? How can business sector act on climate change? Our new Medium article deals about climate change, the current Paris Climate Conference (COP21) and Aquafil’s commitment focusing especially on CO2 emissions reduction with the ECONYL® Regeneration System. Enjoy! The Time to Act on Climate Change is Now and Businesses Should […]

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30 Nov 2015

ECONYL® AT ARCHITECT@WORK MILAN

Architect@Work Milan took place last week and we were on hand to present ECONYL® as a sustainable material for design. Apart from the ECONYL® Regeneration System, we also debuted our new e-book: “5 REASONS FOR INTERIOR DESIGNERS AND ARCHITECTS TO USE SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS.” To download, click here. We had the chance to discuss the many benefits of sustainable materials and the future of design […]

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27 Nov 2015

ECONYL® red green carpet at the Deutsche Nachhaltigkeitspreis

At this time last year, Aquafil was awarded the resource efficiency category by the Deutsche Nachhaltigkeitspreis for its ECONYL® Regeneration System. The jury rewarded Aquafil for its hard work and dedication to sustainability because “the company has introduced new processes and technologies across the value chain and built new partnerships with partners to close fiber circuits and to improve resource efficiency.” The 2016 awards ceremony took place […]

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