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04 Jul 2019

EVENING STANDARD – How to have a sustainable summer

By Samuel Fishwick From reef-safe suncream to natural BBQs, and recycled swimwear to cardboard tents — the best season of the year has had a conscious upgrade. Samuel Fishwick has a guide to guilt-free getaways that don’t need to cost the earth How eco-friendly is your pool float? Last year, the flamingo was the inflatable […]

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25 Jun 2019

CNN STYLE – Prada launches sustainable nylon drive

By Jack Guy Prada has long been known for its nylon bags, and now the Italian fashion house is making the products more sustainable. As part of the Re-Nylon project, a new line of Prada bag silhouettes will be made from a regenerated nylon material known as ECONYL, according to a press release from the […]

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26 Jun 2019

REFINERY29 – Watch Prada Reinvent Its Iconic Nylon Bag With An Eco-Friendly Touch

By Channing Hargrove As discussions around sustainability and ethical responsibility (at long last!) move to the forefront of the fashion industry, more brands are working to implement lasting, positive change — including Prada. In May, the luxury Godmother of global fashion announced the brand would no longer use fur. And this week, Prada’s 21st century […]

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24 Jun 2019

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

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 […]

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24 Jun 2019

HYPEBEAST – Prada Announces Goal to Only Use Recycled Nylon by 2021

By Torsten Ingvaldsen Prada and nylon are two terms that have often been tied to one another within the fashion world, with the luxury house employing the material since 1984 throughout its range of nylon bags and a decade later with its unique take on sportswear. Now the Italian fashion group has announced plans to […]

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04 Jun 2019

Aquafil participated in its second CFDA Awards with a fresh, custom designed, sustainable ‘green carpet’ made with ECONYL®

NEW YORK, June 4, 2019 — Aquafil, a leading company in the circular economy, created a custom-design green carpet for this year’s CFDA Fashion Awards at the Brooklyn Museum in New York. The stunning 11,600 square foot carpet, made with ECONYL® regenerated nylon, is the latest in a series of green carpets developed by Aquafil […]

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20 Mai 2019

Aquafil and Ege Carpets Partner with Chopard to Turn Pink Carpet ‘Green’ During Cannes Film Festival

Cannes, France, May 20, 2019 — Aquafil, creator of ECONYL® regenerated nylon alongside Europe’s leading carpet producer Ege Carpets have developed a sustainable bespoke carpet for LOVE party – the annual soiree hosted by luxury jewellery house Chopard during the Cannes Film Festival. The carpet, made for the most part from ECONYL®, showcases sustainable design […]

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