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01 Feb 2017

SWIMMER’S DAILY – Adidas Parley: Upcycling Ocean Waste Into Cutting-Edge Performance Swimwear

Adidas has today unveiled its SS17 Parley swim range made from Parley Ocean Plastic and featuring up-cycled ocean plastic made from used fishing nets and debris intercepted in coastal areas and converted into technical yarn fibres such as Econyl®, a recycled Polyamide yarn. Econyl® regenerated materials offer the same high quality and performance as the […]

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01 Feb 2017

SWIMSWAM – ADIDAS X PARLEY: UPCYCLING OCEAN WASTE INTO PERFORMANCE SWIMWEAR

adidas unveils SS17 Parley swim range made from Parley Ocean Plastic and featuring up-cycled ocean plastic made from used fishing nets and debris intercepted in coastal areas and converted into technical yarn fibres such as Econyl®, a recycled Polyamide yarn. adidas has today unveiled its SS17 Parley swim range made from Parley Ocean Plastic and featuring […]

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31 Jan 2017

SWIMMING WORLD – adidas Swim Unveils SS17 Parley For The Oceans

adidas has unveiled its SS17 Parley swim range made from Parley Ocean Plastic and featuring up-cycled ocean plastic made from used fishing nets and debris intercepted in coastal areas and converted into technical yarn fibres such as Econyl®, a recycled Polyamide yarn. Econyl® regenerated materials offer the same high quality and performance as the material […]

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26 Jan 2017

EURONEWS – Sustainable and hi-tech fashion at Berlin’s Green and Ethical Fashion Show

Off the shoulder dresses, flower prints in varying colours. No it is not the normal fashion show. It is The Green and Ethical fashion show held during Berlin fashion week. It was started six years ago and this year a record 179 brands were taking part. German stocking label Kunert is showing a new line […]

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20170122

Handelsblatt – Ökostrumpfhosen aus Fischernetzen

By Georg Weishaupt Jahrelang haftete grüner Mode ein glanzloses Image an. Damit ist nun Schluss. Sexappeal trifft auf Nachhaltigkeit: Immer mehr Labels präsentieren Mode aus Recycling-Material, Hanf, Bio-Baumwolle oder Seide. BerlinGrüne Mode hat oft noch das Image von selbstgestrickten Textilien für etwas weltfremde Gutmenschen. Bei der Salonshow im Energieforum in Berlin ist davon nichts zu […]

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10 Jan 2017

ETHICAL CORPORATION – Dell, Horsehead Corporation and Aquafil on seven top tips for developing a circular economy

We outline the toolkit to a circular approach for your business, to spur innovation and sustainability, whilst decoupling growth and material use In the current economic climate, a circular economy is essential to achieving business growth whilst minimising environmental pressure. Companies across the globe, both big and small, are looking towards building a circular economy […]

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20170106

FRANKFURTER ALLGEMEINE – Bikinis eher in XL als XS gefragt

Öko-Bikinis aus wiederverwertetem Plastikmüll mögen eine gute Idee sein. Doch bis sie genügend Käufer finden, ist es ein weiter Weg, wie zwei Existenzgründerinnen erfahren mussten. Nur wer aus seinen Fehlern lernt, wird auf Dauer Erfolg haben. Franziska Hannig und Katharina Wagner nehmen diese Binsenweisheit ernst. Die beiden jungen Gründerinnen aus Frankfurt haben im vergangenen Hochsommer das Bikini-Label […]

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26 Dez 2016

LUXURY NETWORK – ECO-LUXURY YACHTING: 4 COMPANIES WHO TREAT OUR OCEANS RIGHT

My husband’s grandfather, Jacques Cousteau, sailed the seas in the iconic Calypso for decades.  She was a refurbished mine sweeper made famous by her legendary exploits exploring the oceans of the world.  But, like all boats similar to her, she had an insatiable appetite for fuel.  Jacques always saw her dependence on diesel as a major burden […]

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20161125

RECYCLING PORTAL – Polyamid-6-Wertstoffe: Meeresabfälle durch Depolymerisation zu Nylon

Arco, Südtirol — Über die letzten Jahrzehnte haben sich über 640.000 Tonnen verlorene Fischernetze in den Ozeanen angesammelt, was zehn Prozent der weltweiten maritimen Abfälle ausmacht. Früher wurden die Netze noch aus natürlichen und abbaubaren Materialien hergestellt. Heutzutage wird extrem strapazierfähiges, praktisch unzerstörbares Plastik und Nylon eingesetzt, das die Weltmeere über Jahrhunderte hinweg belasten wird. Zusammen mit […]

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21 Nov 2016

PRESS RELEASE – Aquafil finds growing popularity among apparel brands

A diverse array of apparel brands are choosing ECONYL® Trento, Italy – October 21, 2016 – Aquafil has been a leading producer of Nylon 6 for more than 40 years, but it was not until the company launched its ECONYL® Regeneration System in 2011 that it proved nylon’s incredible capacity for regeneration. Since then, major […]

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21 Nov 2016

OBSERVER – Gucci Nails Yet Another Trend: Sustainability

Proving that flashy fashion pairs well with eco-friendly fabrics By Dena Silver • 11/21/16 9:55am Abandoned fishing nets, waste from production and the fluff of carpeting are set to be used in forthcoming collections from Gucci. This isn’t just another artistic expression from creative director Alessandro Michele, but rather an attempt for the brand to further its sustainable footprint. Those […]

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20161118

Bauen + Energie sparen – Tipps für den umweltfreundlichen Hausbau

Beim Traum vom eigenen Haus spielen nicht nur die Kosten eine große Rolle – schließlich gehört der Hausbau zu einer der größten Investitionen im Leben. Auch eine nachhaltige Bauweise sowie die Verwendung von natürlichen, recyclebaren Materialien gewinnen für die Mehrheit der Menschen an Bedeutung. Die Nachfrage nach ökologisch ausgerichteten Wohnkonzepten steigt stetig. Doch tauchen zugleich […]

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