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14 Apr 2015

The bright side of waste

In this TEDx conference Giulio Bonazzi, President of Aquafil, starts from his very personal experience to tell the story of how the initial idea of ECONYL® regenerated yarn came to life. It has been a long journey but the story is fascinating and inspiring to point out how important it is to be brave and bold when […]

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26 Mar 2015

Healing the Seas… And Our Diet, Too

After a Medium article featuring Aquafil president Giulio Bonazzi and another featuring NTF director Fabrizio Calenti, a new article is now available highlighting the Healthy Seas initiative. The article addresses topics such as how Healthy Seas was created, why its work is important for the environment and the results obtained in the first few years of operation. Here to read the […]

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20 Mar 2015

Crowdfunding of Healthy Seas in the Netherlands

Last week a crowdfunding campaign began to collect money for Healthy Seas activities in the Netherlands and Belgium. The campaign will be active only in the Netherlands for one month with different products available for sale to raise money. A grand prize visit to our ECONYL® plant in Slovenia is up for grabs so be sure to donate […]

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24 Feb 2015

Aquafil CEO to speak at TEDx Marrakesh

Society as a whole is beginning to see the bright side of today’s environmental challenges! Aquafil CEO Giulio Bonazzi agrees and continues to push forward towards a brighter future. Bonazzi will share his struggles and vision for the future at the 4th edition of TEDxMarrakesh on February 28, 2015. This year’s theme, “Always look on the bright side”, […]

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20 Feb 2015

The Challenge of Sustainability

The ECONYL® journey continues with Mr. Calenti’s first — and lasting — encounter with sustainability and circular economy, when “sustainability” and “circular economy” had not yet become buzzwords. Enjoy! The Challenge of Sustainability

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27 Jan 2015

Innovations and inspiration at DOMOTEX 2015

From January 17-20, 2015, the international carpeting and flooring community gathered in Hannover, Germany to display the newest industry trends and products at Domotex 2015 – the world’s flagship trade fair for carpets and floor covering. With more than 40,000 visitors from 100 different countries, Domotex performance had everything: “A highly attractive lineup of exhibitors and products, […]

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27 Jan 2015

We walk the talk of sustainability

Go behind the scenes of the ECONYL® project with Mr. Bonazzi, president of Aquafil, as he talks candidly and extensively about how ECONYL® was brought to life and the importance of actively pursuing sustainability goals. Enjoy! We Walk the Talk of Sustainability

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23 Jan 2015

ECONYL® included as alternate material for high street fashion in Guardian Sustainable Business

ECONYL® yarn was featured as one of the emerging new fibers built around closed loop processes by Guardian Sustainable Business. The article explains the logic of the regeneration behind the ECONYL® brand and the waste material used. Final brands such as H&M and Marks & Spencer are expressing great interest in these sustainable materials and […]

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08 Jan 2015

Aquafil with ECONYL® at Domotex in Hannover

As every year, Aquafil will be present at Domotex exhibition in Hannover, Germany (January 17-20, 2015). Domotex is one of the most important European expos for flooring and carpets. Around 40,000 visitors are expected with 1,300 exhibitors. There will be a whole area dedicated to ECONYL® with new trends and products. All our team will be there in Hall […]

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16 Dec 2014

Can Technology Help Clean Up the Oceans?

A very interesting article by Leon Kane and Wired to understand better where we are in the fight against ghost nets and ghost gears. The article summarizes the ideas, proposals and problems discussed during the round table of the Global Ghost Gear Initiative, an alliance founded by World Animal Protection in order to save millions of marine animals and create […]

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09 Dec 2014

Desso AirMaster® with EcoBase™ backing is Highly Commended at Australian Sustainability Award

On October 23, Desso received the Highly Commended Award from the prestigious Australian BPN 2014 Sustainability Awards for its innovative DESSO AirMaster® carpet engineered to capture eight times more fine dust indoors than regular carpets. Desso calculated that we spend 90% of our time indoors so having a product that consist of healthy materials and can capture dust particles can really […]

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01 Dec 2014

AQUAFIL with ECONYL® wins the German Sustainability Award for “best resource efficiency”

PRESS RELEASE Arco (Italy) / Dusseldorf, 30.11.2014 At the prestigious awards ceremony the jury honored the commitment of Aquafil throughout the value chain with the development of ECONYL® regeneration system and the special services in the fight against one of the greatest environmental problems of our time: marine pollution. On Friday evening, Prof. Dr. Michael Braungart […]

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