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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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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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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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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30 Jul 2015

MEDIUM: Sustainia — building blocks for sustainable society

Our new Medium article talks about Sustainia and the featured projects that might be building a new future right now. The ECONYL® Regeneration System is included in this year’s publication. Sustainia — building blocks for sustainable society

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25 May 2015

Medium: Sustainable business is profitable business

“How can businesses apply their knowledge to reduce their impact on the environment? And why would they even embark on such a complex and long-term process?” An article talking about why Aquafil decided to jump right into the challanges posed by the environment and by our changing society and how its example could be of inspiration for others busineses. […]

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19 May 2015

HealthySeas on Earthrise/AlJazeera

Earthrise called it “Fish Net Fashion” and is a great 10 minutes reportage on Healthy Seas and the journey from marine waste to wear. The whole journey from the recovery of fishing nets to the regeneration and to final products is explained in a very clear and visual way, also with the help of an animation for the chemical process of […]

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06 May 2015

Healthy Seas and ECONYL® go to school in Ancona

On April 30th, Healthy Seas and ECONYL®  met with students at the A.Volta middle school in Ancona, Italy to explain how the Healthy Seas initiative works and to talk about the collaboration with local fishermen at Ancona Harbor and DeFishGear. We demonstrated to the kids what is Healthy Seas and why it is important to recover marine waste […]

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30 Apr 2015

A journey from waste to wear with Earthrise

The Earthrise TV crew visited the Aquafil facilities last week to film a feature on Healthy Seas. The segment  will air at the end of May on Al Jazeera International. The  Earthrise team spent three days traveling to Croatia and Slovenia to document the story of this initiative. The trip began with a diving expedition in Croatian waters […]

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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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