24 Jun 2019

FORBES – Prada’s Popular Nylon Bags To Be Made Using Only Yarns From Recycled Plastic Waste

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by Mario Abad


Luxury fashion brand Prada has announced a brand new sustainability initiative: All of its popular nylon products will now made made using ECONYL, a regenerated nylon fabric that’s obtained through „the recycling and purification process of plastic waste collected from oceans, fishing nets, and textile fibre waste,“ taking effect in 2021. The announcement is the result of a partnership between the Italian company and the textile yarn producer Aquafil.

As part of the new initiative, Prada has released a new capsule collection called Re-Nylon, a line of classic bags and accessories made using ECONYL.

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