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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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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