Before the end of the year, there was still time for the third prize given to Aquafil. As in others occasion, the prize was bestowed for the efforts towards innovation and sustainability of its products. Five were the winners of the 2012 prize “Impresa Ambiente”. The event was promoted by the Italian Ministery of Environment and the Rome Chamber of Commerce. Aquafil won in the “best product” rank with the 100% regenerated ECONYL® caprolactam. This is the third prize for Aquafil since the beginning of 2012. The others were: the “Green Public Procurment and sustainable projects for companies” from the Ministery of Economy and Consip, and the “Business Prize for Innovation” set up by Confindustria. The three prizes reinforce Aquafil to keep going in its path toward sustainability and innovation, also thanks to the ECONYL® brand.
We get this question over and over since the beginning of our journey. What do you mean by ‘regeneration’? We started using this word in 2011 when we launched our ECONYL® Regeneration System, a process, unique in the world, that allows producing nylon from waste instead of oil. So, we called it a “regeneration” process, and […]
FASHINNOVATION, New York On February 13th, Aquafil Chairman and CEO, Giulio Bonazzi was at FASHINNOVATION, the largest fashion tech event during New York Fashion Week. He spoke about sustainability and circular economy in fashion with Natasha Berg, founding chair of Oceanic Global. FASHINNOVATION is a platform where fashion and technology connect with the mission to inspire and […]
ECONYL® was in the spotlight at this year Berlinale with a red carpet made by Object Carpet with our regenerated yarn. The festival highlighted the importance of protecting the environment by replacing the traditional red carpet for stars to walk down with a „green one“ made with our regenerated nylon coming from the ocean and landfill […]
ECONYL® brand at the Pre-Oscars Sustainable Style Event. Not only beautiful carpet, but also clothing.
On 23rd February, ECONYL® brand took part at the Pre-Oscars Sustainable Style Event hosted by ethical fashion house MAISON-DE-MODE.COM, at the Sunset Tower Hotel in Los Angeles with a custom-designed green carpet. The carpet was created with ECONYL® fibers in a gold and white design by interior designer Sasha Bikoff, inspired by the glamour of the […]
Anne De Carbuccia wears a Stella McCartney’s pantsuit made with ECONYL® yarn, for Harper’s BAZAAR march issue.
Let’s become one with the ocean. This, the concept behind Anne De Carbuccia’s self-portrait for Harper’s BAZAAR March issue. Below, what the artist writes on her Instagram profile: – The fashion industry is the second biggest polluter after fossile fuels. The fashion world has the potential to transform itself to be a cultural and creative force […]
MEDIUM – Sustainability in Fashion Is the Topic of 2019: From Davos to New York, Textile Leaders Join Forces to Address Sustainability in Fashion
Last week our chairman and CEO Giulio Bonazzi was in New York City for a panel at Texworld USA to discuss technological innovation in textiles and its impact on the environment . Here are key highlights from a very busy week in sustainable fashion and takeaways from Bonazzi’s Texworld experience. What a momentous couple of weeks […]