18 Feb 2019

ENVIRONMENTAL LEADER – Zoggs Debuts Econyl Swimsuits, Reduces Plastic Waste

by Alyssa Danigelis Australian swimwear company Zoggs launched a bathing suit line called Ecolast made from Econyl brand yarn manufactured using regenerated plastic waste. In addition, the company committed to switching to sustainable packaging across their product range by 2020. Econyl yarn is made by Aquafil using a system that starts with waste like abandoned […]

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11 Feb 2019

Aquafil Chairman and CEO Giulio Bonazzi to discuss sustainability at Fashinnovation during New York Fashion Week

Bonazzi to highlight innovations in fashion that help sustain our environment including ECONYL® Cartersville, GA, February 11, 2019 – Aquafil, a leading manufacturer of ECONYL® regenerated nylon through innovative recycling technology, announced today that its chairman and chief executive officer, Giulio Bonazzi will be a featured speaker at Fashinnovation during New York Fashion Week on […]

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07 Feb 2019

GLAMOUR – Can the high street *ever* be sustainable? GLAMOUR investigates…

By Natasha Pearlman Isn’t it time we all demanded more? My shopping habits have been known to look something like this: 1. Spot an influencer I follow on Instagram wearing the high street’s latest cult dress. 2. Swipe. Click. Buy. 3. 12 hours later I’m wearing it, maybe even posting about it (if I love […]

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30 Jan 2019

DAILY MAIL – How the litter YOU pick up could become a swimsuit… or (incredibly) any one of these goodies thanks to ingenious inventors

By Daily Mail Reporter Plastic you use could potentially be recycled and turned into household goods The Daily Mail has listed some of the items which can be made from plastics Visit to sign up to the Daily Mail’s Great British Spring Clean campaign today   So you’re one of the amazing people who’ve […]

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28 Jan 2019

VOGUE – Nachhaltige Strumpfhosen? Gibt es!

By Von Ann-Kathrin Riedel Nachhaltigkeit ist Thema Nummer 1 in der Mode – es wird Zeit, sie auch bei einem Kleidungsstück zu berücksichtigen, das wir so oft wechseln wie kaum ein anderes: der Strumpfhose. Eine Strumpfhose geht doch sowieso schnell kaputt – da reicht auch ein günstiges Exemplar aus dem Drogeriemarkt, oder? So denken viele. […]

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23 Jan 2019

HARPER’S BAZAAR – Warum die perfekte strumpfhose jetzt nachhaltig ist

von Christine Korte Wer die Garderobe nachhaltig umgestalten möchte, fängt am besten so an: Tragen Sie alles, was in Ihrem Schrank ist, oft und so lange wie möglich und beginnen Sie bei Neuzugängen mit umweltfreundlichen Basics – der Feinstrumpfhose zum Beispiel. Herkömmliche Modelle bestehen nämlich meistens aus Nylon. Das wiederum wird aus Erdöl in einem […]

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23 Jan 2019

THE DRUM – Zoggs hires Immediate Future to launch new Ecolast swimwear range on social

By Michael Feeley International swimwear brand Zoggs is launching its Ecolast™ swimwear range, made from ocean waste, with a ’social media first‘ strategy. Social media consultancy Immediate Future will take the brand into Facebook, Instagram and Twitter in February. (…)   Zoggs’ Ecolast range is made from abandoned fishing nets, carpet and industrial waste which are […]

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21 Jan 2019

Aquafil Chairman and CEO Giulio Bonazzi to address textiles industry leaders at TexWorld USA in NYC

Bonazzi to discuss technological innovation in textiles and its impact on the environment Cartersville, GA, January 21, 2019 – Aquafil, a leading manufacturer of ECONYL® regenerated nylon through innovative recycling technology, announced today that its chairman and chief executive officer, Giulio Bonazzi will be speaking on a panel at Texworld USA on the topic of […]

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09 Jan 2019

OUTERKNOWN – Industry change is underfoot: turning carpeting in clothing

By Outerknown Journey Aquafil has been a partner since day one and we’ve told you plenty about their fishing net recycling program along the way. This time, we’re turning the spotlight on a lesser-known building block of our clothing. . . carpeting! (…) Since our very first collection, we’ve sourced low-impact, regenerated ECONYL® nylon yarn to make […]

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19 Dez 2018

WWD – Fashion Forward: Fabrics of the Future

By Tracey Greenstein Ten steps closer to tech-forward, sustainable, traceable apparel. Fashion’s future is getting brighter. And as consumers become even more conscious about the clothing they wear, brands, designers and engineers alike are responding by creating new and emerging technologies that can meet — or exceed — shoppers’ greater expectations. (…) Regenerated nylon material […]

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11 Dez 2018

BAY STREET BULL – For the fashion industry, going green is the new black

By Truc Nguyen The fashion industry has a major sustainability problem. Fortunately, things are starting to change thanks to some major innovations in textile development. It can take 2,650 litres of water to make a single cotton t-shirt, and the global textile industry produces an astounding 1.2 billion tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions per year. At […]

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23 Nov 2018

THE GUARDIAN – Trawling for trash: the brands turning plastic pollution into fashion

By Scarlett Conlon Stella McCartney, Gucci and Adidas among companies inspired by ‘Blue Planet effect’ Fishing nets and discarded plastic are finding their way into wardrobes around the world thanks to a rise in the number of fashion designers using materials made from recycled ocean waste. Brands including Gucci, Stella McCartney and Adidas are increasingly […]

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