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Prada Re-Nylon ECONYL®
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24 Jul 2019

Prada Re-Nylon unveils the second Episode of „What We Carry“.

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 […]

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05 Dez 2019

Tarkett closes the loop on commercial carpet tiles in Europe.

The intensive collaboration between Tarkett and Aquafil over recent years goes beyond the traditional customer and supplier relationship. The result is a significant step towards circular economy. Tarkett has sourced PA6 and ECONYL® regenerated nylon from Aquafil for more than a decade and uses ECONYL® yarn in its Desso AirMaster carpet tiles, for example. Now, […]

Highlights
07 Jan 2020

THE RUGGIST – Fruition | Handknotted Nylon Part 5 of 5

By The Ruggist. Feedback, caveats, and the quest to learn more highlight the introduction of ‚Nylon Engulfed.‘ To explore the creation of a new product is to take a step away from what has been into the unknown, the perhaps unfathomable, the hitherto unrealized. It requires a degree of modernism and a progressive mindset insomuch […]

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02 Jan 2020

THE RUGGIST – Handknotted Nylon Part 4 of 5

Weaving and finishing now complete, ‚Nylon Engulfed‘ sparks interest in novel carpetry fibres. by Michael Christie. Originally published on The Ruggist. On 10 November 2019 Peter Goudeseune and Sergey Burattin of Aquafil, makers of ECONYL® nylon, Shally Sarawagi of Sarawagi Rugs, and I traveled to the north-east outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal in order to ceremoniously […]

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25 Okt 2019

THE RUGGIST – Handknotted Nylon? | Part Three

by Michael Christie, The Ruggist The impetus behind the making of a handknotted carpet from ECONYL® regenerated nylon. To have a frank discussion about the role of plastics – including nylon – in our daily lives is to wade into precarious territory full of contradiction and often devoid of good faith dialog. On one extreme […]

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