The story behind the new Prada Re-Nylon sustainability initiative has been charted across the globe – uncovering the methods by which harmful and wasteful materials – fishing nets, discarded textiles and old carpets – are regenerated. These raw materials are harnessed to produce eternally recyclable ECONYL®, which Prada used to create the Prada Re-Nylon collection, […]
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 […]