As technology and science advances, materials change, but there is one material that was created long ago and is now in the middle of a very much needed revolution — plastic. Plastic is being taken into the new century keeping the good aspects of itself and leaving the bad behind. It’s an ongoing process, but […]
Not only stunning “green” red carpets but also beautiful dresses and fashion accessories. During Milano Fashion Week 2019, ECONYL® yarn was spotted in some of the most unique corners of the Italian city, from Piazza della Scala to San Barnaba’s cloisters and Piazza Duomo. On September 18th, ECONYL® dived in the depths of ATLANTIS, together […]
On September 22nd, 2019, Healthy Seas was presented with the award for Circular Economy at the 3rd Annual Green Carpet Fashion Awards that closed Milan Fashion Week at the historic Teatro alla Scala. Veronika Mikos, Healthy Seas project coordinator, accepted the award from Prada’s Lorenzo Bertelli, on behalf of the initiative and the over 120 […]
Adut Akech, Stella McCartney, Anna Wintour, Valentino Garavani, Sophia Loren, Colin and Livia Firth walk the greenest red carpet during Milan Fashion Week
Aquafil and ege carpets provided the green carpet made from ECONYL® regenerated yarn for the third annual Green Carpet Fashion Awards. The carpet will be reused for other high-profile events across Europe before being recycled through the unique ECONYL® Regeneration Process. Milan, 23rd September 2019 – Last night at the third annual Green Carpet Fashion […]
Bay of Kvarner, Croatia, August 25th – September 2nd – Healthy Seas’ latest main diving event for the recovery of ghost fishing nets took place. Racemark, Object Carpet, and Aquafil joined the mission and followed the Healthy Seas team on a boat to experience the activity firsthand and help free several animals that were found […]
A unique forum will be held in Genoa soon: the first Ocean Race Summit. 20 September, save the date.
In the run-up to the Ocean Race next edition, which starts in Alicante in Autumn 2021, five events will be organized with five more delivered during the nine-month race period. The Ocean Race is the ultimate round-the-world sailing event touching six continents over nine months, the objective of the Ocean Race Summit events is to […]
Interface redesigns Rolls-Royce’s Data Experts Office in Derby. The carpet tiles are made with ECONYL® yarn.
Modular flooring manufacturer Interface partnered with the design company Source8 to redesign Rolls-Royce’s Data Experts Office in Derby. The challenge was to transform the 1,700m2 Data Experts Office, which covers one floor, into a multifunctional hub of creativity and productivity, creating a balance between the company’s heritage – Rolls Royce established over 100 years ago […]
BURBERRY has launched a new capsule collection crafted with ECONYL® yarn. The new Burberry capsule includes a reinvention of the luxury brand’s lightweight classic car coat, which was created using ECONYL® regenerated nylon made from fishing nets, fabric scraps and industrial nylon waste. “We are delighted to collaborate with Burberry for this capsule collection.” Giulio […]
Shot in Cameroon, it reveals another process behind the initiative, the fishing nets rescuing from Lake Ossa. Spanning five continents via land and sea, Prada’s ground-breaking new Re-Nylon sustainability initiative spearheads a cyclical, renewable supply chain, using sustainable, regenerated ECONYL® nylon from discarded materials and products. The complex processes and intriguing backstory behind this new […]
MEDIUM – Fishing nets become an urban boardwalk, that becomes next year’s couture: a sustainability adventure taking place in Chicago.
This is the story of a long adventure into sustainability and circular design that was fueled by NeoCon. From the NeoConversations podcast discussing the sustainable responsibility of designers and architects, to beautiful flooring in the first installation of the NeoCon Plaza, to a series of cyclical design and fashion products — we saw the impact […]
Prada introduces a sustainable line of iconic Prada bags made with ECONYL® regenerated yarn. The capsule collection is launched within Prada’s pioneering new project, Re-Nylon, the result of a partnership between Prada and Aquafil, which aims to the ultimate goal of converting all Prada virgin nylon into regenerated ECONYL® nylon by the end of 2021. […]
NeoCon extends its experience outside the Mart offering a welcome outdoor oasis within the city, with an experiential outdoor environment made of ECONYL® regenerated yarn. Designed by Gensler Chicago and brought to life in collaboration with Forward Fruit Branded Environments, the NeoCon Plaza, the new outdoor amenity that marked the 2019 NeoCon edition, offered visitors […]