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27 Aug 2014

Nylla video game now available on the App Store

The Aquafil Group, a global leader in the manufacturing of Nylon 6 polymers and fibers, has released a video game adaptation of its ECONYL® Regeneration System. Nylla walks users through the six production steps in a way that will explain the manufacturing process in a simplistic manner for all to understand. Each level represents a different stage of […]

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14 Jul 2014

First steps of a promising partnership

On July 8th, 2014 the Healthy Seas team met with Defishgear (Derelict Fishing Gear Management system) at the Ancona Harbor in Italy to  establish a Memorandum of Cooperation. The main points discussed and agreed upon were: –      the creation of the first national collection point for fishing nets in the Ancona Harbor (Adriatic Sea) –     […]

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23 Jun 2014

Video of the latest dives by LAUE

A new video showing the latest great job done by the LAUE diving team recovering fishing nets in the States. The latest excursion by the LAUE diving team is now available. The first team dove 46 meters on the Caissons (46m) off the southern California coast. The Caissons are an old breakwater dating back to 1931 that were built off the Santa Monica […]

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11 Jun 2014

Healthy Seas at Green Week 2014

On the 3 – 5 of June, Healthy Seas was at Green Week in Brussels. The theme for this year was Circular Economy; saving resources, creating jobs. Healthy Seas had a very popular stand where people could admire the products created with ECONYL® regenerated yarn coming also from the abandoned fishing nets recovered by the initiative. EU Commissioner for […]

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09 Jun 2014

Opening of the diving season for Healthy Seas

Saturday 26 April, the first Healthy Seas clean-up diving trip took place in the North Sea. The location for this first dive was a shipwreck called “Chamber –pot wreck”. Healthy Seas volunteer divers descended the 30 meters of the wreck and managed to clean the wreck of a total of 100 kilograms of discarded fishing nets. This wreck is […]

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05 Jun 2014

Our World Environment Day

The ECONYL® brand is proud to support and celebrate today the World Environment Day. How we are honoring it? Working as we do every day trying to improve our positive impact on the planet by recovering Nylon waste all over the world to regenerate it into ECONYL® nylon yarn for new sustainable products. With our […]

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26 May 2014

Save the oceans, feed the world!

Is it possible that the struggle to fight world hunger can go hand in hand with marine conservation? Marine biologist Jackie Savitz thinks it can and she is passionate that saving the seas is not only an ecological or economic pursuit, it can really feed the world. In this interesting TED conference Jackie Savitz, vice president for […]

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19 May 2014

Help Nylla recover nylon waste around the world

The first two stages of the ECONYL® game “NYLLA” is now available online.  The demo version was launched at the GreenTec awards in Munich, Germany on May 4, 2014. Nylla the turtle is playing the role of hero as she recovers nylon waste around the world. First, she explores the depths of the seas to recover […]

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06 May 2014

Nylla and ECONYL® brand make a splash at GreenTec 2014

The stars were out in full force at the GreenTec 2014 Awards in Munich. VIPs and other guests walked the ECONYL® “Green Red Carpet” as leaders in the sustainability community gathered to celebrate the night’s events. ECONYL® by Aquafil had a great showing with many guests stopping by the booth to partake in the launch […]

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28 Apr 2014

ECONYL® brand at Slovenian Fashion Week

Slovenian Fashion Week took place in Ljubljana from April 14-16 and was organized by The Italian Trade Agency (ICE) and by Adria Media Ljubljana. The ECONYL®Brand by Aquafil was a proud sponsor of the event and was also invited to give a speech on the ECONYL® Regeneration System and the applications of this yarn in the […]

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02 Apr 2014

DESSO JOINS THE HEALTHY SEAS INITIATIVE

Desso, the global carpets, carpet tiles and sports pitches company, today announced its participation in ‘Healthy Seas, a Journey from Waste to Wear’. Desso is the second major flooring company to participate in the initiative. Over 50% of their carpet is available with ECONYL® regenerated yarn made from pre and post-consumer waste, such as fishing […]

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03 Mar 2014

Healthy Seas website is online

The new Healthy Seas website is out and ready to take you on the exciting journey from waste to wear. The site is in fact built on the three main elements of this initiative: marine protection, regeneration and products. Every visitor will be able to explore each activity devoted to marine protection, from our pilot projects to […]

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