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01 Jan 2014

Interface: WORLD WOVEN

World Woven collection by Interface is “inspired by handwoven fabrics from the 1950s and 1960s from Scandinavia, the British Isles, Asia and the Americas” and draws on the uncomplicated, imperfect yet beautiful nature of traditional hand-crafted materials. But the real Muse of the World Woven Collection is Misao Jo, the founder of “Saori”, a free-style […]

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01 Jan 2014

Koru Swimwear: The Eco collection

High-end swimwear made from 100% regenerated ECONYL® yarn. Koru is a small company based in Florida that began with the idea to provide eco-friendly swimwear for women who seek quality, function, fashion-forward trends, and a sense of environmental responsibility. This is why designers Julie Brockmeyer Stine and April Slater decided to incorporate eco-friendly fabrics and […]

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01 Jan 2014

LA PERLA: THE ‘AFRICA-ZANZIBAR’ COLLECTION

La Perla has always been synonymous with luxury and great style, but the Italian company known worldwide for its lingerie and beachwear collections has gone further. By using the 100% regenerated ECONYL® fibers, their products are now sustainable without any loss of quality. Lightweight and very comfortable, the collection fits like a glove, providing high […]

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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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