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03 Nov 2014

“Gone fishing” il bar della Biennale Interieur 2014 in Belgio

Il progetto del bar “Gone fishing” di Interface ha vinto nella categoria “spazio” alla Biennale Interieur 2014 in Belgio. Interface ha creato un bar all’ultima moda che è stato premiato tra i 5 vincitori ed è stato costruito all’interno del padiglione 3 dell’esposizione. Il bar è stato disegnato dal team svedese composto da Charlotte Ryberg, Fritz Håkon Halvorsen […]

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31 Ott 2014

Il tappeto luminoso di Desso

Come esseri umani siamo spesso guidati dalla luce e la cerchiamo naturalmente quando ci troviamo in spazi chiusi. Partendo da questo bisogno primario, Desso ha collaborato con Philips per creare il “luminous carpet™”. Si tratta di un nuovo concetto di tappeto che ci permette di interagire in modo nuovo con l’ambiente circostante. L’illuminazione può essere usata per […]

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22 Ott 2014

Desso’s 2013 Sustainability Report highlights ECONYL® brand and Healthy Seas collaboration

Desso released its first Sustainability Report where it addressed the collaboration with Aquafil and the ECONYL® brand along with their participation with the Healthy Seas initiative. The report analyzes the connection between CSR strategy and business goals with focus on Desso’s health and wellbeing vision, commitment to the environment and efforts in the transition to circular economy with […]

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09 Ott 2014

ECONYL® brand joins debate on Circular Economy at CE100 Acceleration workshop

From October 1-3, 2014, the Acceleration Workshop organized by Ellen MacArthur Foundation took place in Barcelona, Spain. Maria Giovanna Sandrini, Aquafil brand and corporate communications manager participated in discussions and workshops giving Aquafil’s experience with the ECONYL® Regeneration System and the Healthy Seas initiative. Workshops are organized every six months by the MacArthur Foundation and include an entire session focused […]

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07 Ott 2014

New shearing and shredding machines in the States

The shearing and shredding machines at Aquafil USA’s Cartersville extrusion plant are up and running. Aquafil USA installed the machines to support parent company Aquafil Group’s commitment to global sustainability. The shearing and shredding machines will be used to prepare carpet fluff for the company’s ECONYL® Regeneration System. The system regenerates waste into new material used for […]

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01 Ott 2014

Closing the loop

Sustainability is a major factor in today’s architecture. ECONYL® Regeneration System turns Nylon waste back into raw material for industrial manufacturing. The LEAF Review #17, 2014 Imagine you could turn old waste into something brand new and beautiful. ECONYL® does just that by recycling Nylon waste products into prime material for industrial manufacturing. Sustainable concepts […]

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22 Set 2014

Interface, Aquafil and Zoological Society of London collaboration announces expansion

Interface announced today at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) its commitment to expanding its Net-Works™ initiative in partnership with Aquafil and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL). Net-Works is a unique, cross-sector collaboration designed to tackle the growing environmental issue of discarded fishing nets while providing financial opportunities to local fishing villages in underprivileged regions of the world. The […]

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15 Set 2014

Il nuovo report di sostenibilità Aquafil

Il Gruppo Aquafil ha recentemente pubblicato il Report di Sostenibilità per il 2013. All’interno del report, una parte è ovviamente dedicata ai progetti in corso e all’impatto ambientale del processo ECONYL®. Il dato statistico più sorprendente relativo all’ambiente è sicuramente la comparazione tra caprolattame vergine e caprolattame rigenerato ECONYL®. Grazie all’ECONYL Regeneration System siamo infatti in grado di ridurre […]

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12 Set 2014

Triple Pundit on ECONYL® and Nylla game

By Leon Kaye “From Fishing Nets to Carpet, ECONYL Invests in More Nylon Recycling” “One does not have to look far to see how the production of textiles has a huge impact on our planet, water and land. And if you add the effects of the carpet industry, the story becomes even more worrisome. While carpet recycling has improved in recent years, the […]

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04 Ago 2014

Net-works fishing nets arrived in Ajdovscina for regeneration

On July 30, 2014, a container with 9 tons of nets arrived in Ajdovscina, Slovenia from the Philippines. It was a long journey for these monofilament nets that were recovered by local villagers participating in the Net-Works™ project. Net-Works is a community-based initiative established by Interface and the Zoological Society of London to recover nets from fishing villages […]

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17 Giu 2014

The story behind the ECONYL® carpet

It has been two years now since the ECONYL® carpet made its first appearance in an important sustainability event. The first time was at the Green Tec Awards in Berlin in 2013, which was replicated this year in Munich. Also, this year the ECONYL® Green Carpet was the red green carpet at the Observer Ethical Awards in London. […]

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12 Giu 2014

The night of the Observer Ethical Awards

Yesterday night, the Observer Ethical Awards was held in magnificent One Marylebone, formally Holy Trinity Church in London and the catwalk of VIP and stars was on the ECONYL® green carpet, participating for first year to this incredible event. The awards have been running for nine years now and are one of the greatest celebration of environmental […]

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