23 May 2016

A Journey into the ECONYL® Regeneration System

The ECONYL® Regeneration System is a unique process that allows Aquafil to produce 100% regenerated Nylon yarn using waste material instead of fossil raw material. The ECONYL® regenerated yarn is now used by the most important brands both in the carpet industry and the textile and fashion one. But how was the beginning of this adventure? Which were the difficulties […]

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19 May 2016

Happy birthday ECONYL®!

Five years ago, on May 19th 2011, Giulio Bonazzi cut the ribbon of the ECONYL® plant in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The journey of the Aquafil Group through recycling started some years before and had been full of adventures and experimentations. We started using our own waste, then mixed virgin caprolactam (our prime raw material) with the regenerated material from pre-consumer […]

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05 May 2016

Embracing the Circular Economy – Pioneers Creating New Business Value

Tomorrow Mr. Edi Kraus, General Manager of former Yulon and now AquafilSLO, will participate at the first international conference of Circular Change, “Embracing the Circular Economy – Pioneers Creating New Business Value” organized by Giacomelli Media in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Mr. Kraus will be talking about the ECONYL® Regeneration System and the experience of Aquafil into sustainability and the circular economy. Aquafil […]

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02 Mar 2016

Aquafil wins the Italian Radical Green Award during the Green Week

On Friday, March 4th, Giulio Bonazzi, President and CEO of Aquafil, will receive the “Radical Green 2016 Award” for 10 stories of sustainable innovation. Aquafil will receive the prize for its efforts in improving the sustainability of its process, especially for the ECONYL® Regeneration Process that allows the regeneration of Nylon 6 waste into yarn for new textiles […]

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11 Feb 2016

Carvico and Jersey Lomellina join the Healthy Seas initiative

Our long time partners Carvico and Jersey Lomellina, which produce high-tech knitted fabrics for swimwear, sportswear, underwear and outerwear, have announced their participation in the Healthy Seas initiative, a journey from waste to wear. Having always focused on preserving the environment, Carvico and Jersey Lomellina are aware of the fact that implementing a sustainable production policy is no […]

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10 Feb 2016

MEDIUM – Sharing Sustainability with Our Neighbors

Companies are not isolated entities. They are part of a wider ecosystem, interacting with suppliers, clients, owners, employees and other stakeholders. They take from and affect the environment in which they operate. Sustainable businesses consider all these factors and try to do business in a way that brings a positive outcome to all three sides […]

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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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