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.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Breitling und Outerknown: Eine neue Superocean Uhr und die Einführung der innovativen Outerknown-Nato-Armbandkollektion aus Econyl-Garn
Breitling gibt zwei Produkteinführungen in Zusammenarbeit mit Outerknown bekannt – die Marke für nachhaltige Bekleidung wurde von Kelly Slater, Surflegende und Mitglied der Breitling Surfers Squad, mitbegründet. Neben der neuen Superocean Outerknown stellt Breitling die erste Outerknown-NATO-Armbandkollektion aus ECONYL®-Garn vor. Die 18 umweltfreundlichen Armbänder, mit denen sich jede Breitling Uhr schmücken lässt, bestehen aus ECONYL®-Garn, […]
Thanks to this one-time collaboration with Costa Rica’s Ministry of Environment, over 1700 miles (2800 kilometers) of fishing line removed from Cocos Island.
For a one-time project, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society removed over 1700 miles (2800 kilometers) of nylon monofilament fishing line from Cocos Island and shipped it to Aquafil to be transformed into ECONYL® regenerated nylon, which is used for carpet flooring and fashion items. As part of a campaign to protect the Cocos Island UNESCO World […]
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 […]