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


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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23 Nov 2015

Suminoe presents first collection made with ECONYL® yarn

Last week our Japanese client Suminoe presented their first collection of carpets made with ECONYL® yarn at JapanTex, Tokio. The name of the collection is ECOS EX-7000 and has an innovative recycling technology of PVC backing materials in combination with 100% regenerated ECONYL® yarn coming from pre and post-consumer waste. With this collection, Suminoe achieves […]

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20 Nov 2015

ECONYL® partners with Global Green USA for official North American debut of green carpet

Global Green USA’s 15th Annual Benefit The Future of Food in New York City served as the official North American debut of the green carpet on November 18, 2015. Manufactured by Milliken using 46 percent renewable energy and Aquafil’s 100 percent regenerated ECONYL® nylon, the green carpet welcomed guests that included Yahoo! Global News Anchor […]

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06 Nov 2015

MEDIUM – Why Should Interior Designers and Architects Choose Sustainable Materials?

With rising global environmental issues and an increased awareness, sustainability is gaining momentum among businesses. It has become a competitive tool. Are you ready? Our new Medium article focuses on sustainable design and good green building practices, something we analized in depth in our e-book available for free download here. Enjoy! Why Should Interior Designers and […]

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26 Oct 2015

See you at Architect@Work Milan

On October 14th and 15th Aquafil was on hand at Architect@Work Marseille to present the ECONYL® Regeneration System.The event brought many architects and designers from across France and allowed us to show them the many possibilities the ECONYL® brand, as a sustainable ingredient, can afford them and their designs. For those unable to attend the Marseille event, there will be another opportunity in the very near […]

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12 Oct 2015

We are at architect@work Marseille

Architects meets Innovation – Marseille, 14 – 15 October 2015 From 14 to 15 October Aquafil with the ECONYL® brand will participate at Architect@Work which is a special tailored contact days with a focus on innovation for architects, interior designers and other specifiers and we will present the ECONYL® Regeneration System. We will also talk about our […]

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29 Sep 2015

Desso’s Cradle to Cradle® Gold Level Certification

Desso, one of the world’s leading carpet manufacturers and ECONYL® customers, is reaching fascinating new heights with its recent Cradle to Cradle® Gold level certification for its new ‘Gold Collection.’ The industry’s first Gold certification for carpet tile comes after a seven year journey to transition to a more circular economy. The entire collection is made […]

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08 Sep 2015

MEDIUM – Collaboration and Sustainability: a Perfect Match

Our new Medium article focuses on the importance of collaboration in sustainability with some examples taken from the latest projects we are most proud of. Enjoy it! Collaboration and Sustainability: a Perfect Match

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06 Aug 2015

Scraps to Swimwear

Hot on the heels of Speedo’s PowerFLEX Eco collection launch comes a new and exciting partnership unlike anything before. Aquafil has partnered with Speedo USA for the swimwear industry’s first-ever take-back program. This new partnership will allow Speedo USA’s post-manufacturing scraps to be upcycled into 100% regenerated ECONYL fiber. The swimwear industry has notoriously sent manufacturing scraps […]

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