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17 Ott 2017

SUSTAINABLE BRANDS – How Companies ‘Seeing Goldmines in Landfills’ Are Refashioning Textiles

by Jasmin Malik Chua Want to subvert the traditional apparel supply chain? You must possess a “little bit of craziness,” according to Giulio Bonazzi, CEO and president of Aquafil, an Italian company that transforms abandoned fishing nets and castoff bits of carpet into good-as-new nylon fibers. Speaking on a panel at the Textile Sustainability Conference in Washington, D.C., last week, […]

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09 Ott 2017

Aquafil Invests $10M in Enhanced Waste Regeneration Plant in U.S.

Aquafil opens a new carpet recycling facility to help a wasteful industry go circular Trento, Italy, 11 September, 2017 –– Aquafil will open its first U.S. carpet recycling facility in Phoenix, AZ, offering a long-awaited solution to this persistent source of waste. Aquafil Carpet Recycling (ACR) #1 will recycle the Nylon 6 waste from carpets […]

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28 Set 2017

LA STAMPA Green Economy – Sarà di Aquafil il “Green Carpet” della Milano Fashion Week

L’azienda trentina, pioniera della circular economy e prossima matricola di Borsa, realizzerà il “carpet” più ecosostenibile della Milano fashion week: rigenerato da reti da pesca abbandonate e infinitamente rigenerabile MARCO TEDESCHI Il gruppo trentino Aquafil, leader nella produzione di nylon 6 e in particolare di ECONYL®, nylon 100% rigenerato da reti da pesca e materiali […]

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27 Set 2017

GIOIA – ECCO IL GREEN CARPET FASHION AWARD, IL PREMIO CHE CELEBRA LA MODA SOSTENIBILE

Un premio che dimostra che può fare fashion etico senza sacrificare l’estetica, e il made in Italy può conquistare il primato mondiale, per intraprendere una nuova strada del lusso che metta al centro l’uomo e il suo talento di Maria Elena Viola Milano, wow! Sono sempre più rare le occasioni per sentirsi fieri di essere italiani – sfogliando […]

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23 Set 2017

Aquafil scelta da Eco-Age come partner del The Green Carpet Fashion Awards Italia 2017

Aquafil scelta da Eco-Age come partner del The Green Carpet Fashion Awards Italia 2017. L’azienda trentina, pioniera della circular economy e prossima matricola di Borsa, realizzerà il “carpet” più ecosostenibile della Milano fashion week: rigenerato da reti da pesca abbandonate e infinitamente rigenerabile Arco (TN), 23 settembre 2017 – Il Gruppo trentino Aquafil, leader nella […]

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23 Set 2017

CORRIERE DELLA SERA – Sul «green carpet»: alla Scala di Milano gli Oscar della moda eco

Assegnati gli Oscar della moda sostenibile.Un tappeto da reti da pesca rigenerate ha condotto in teatro celebrity e stilisti. Nella piazza un giardino con melograni, allori e felci. Si ripete nel 2018, e intanto a febbraio… di Enrica Roddolo La settimana della moda di Milano, questa volta in edizione extralarge grazie al progetto «Milano XL», […]

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23 Set 2017

BOF – Can an Awards Show Solve Fashion’s Sustainability Challenge?

Eco-Age and the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana will spotlight sustainability success stories as they co-host the inaugural Green Carpet Fashion Awards. MILAN, Italy — Second only to oil, fashion is one of the world’s most polluting industries. Practically every stage in the life cycle of clothing has negative implications for our planet. And if the […]

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20 Set 2017

VOGUE – #SuzyMFW: Milan’s Red Hot Story is Green

by SUZY MENKES In the piazza facing Milan’s famous La Scala opera house, trees have come from nowhere and apparently taken root. Painted pennants hang from old stone buildings to painterly effect. But the colour that matters in this Spring/Summer 2018 Milan Fashion Week is green. Italy is launching an unprecedented effort to make its powerful […]

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20 Set 2017

LA STAMPA – Livia Firth regina del Green Carpet porta la moda eco a Milano

Alla Scala il 24 settembre una notte tutta italiana dedicata ai valori della sostenibilità e dell’etica fashion, con un’attenzione fortissima all’artigianato e alle aziende più innovative CARLOTTA GALLO Livia Firth non si ferma mai. Inesauribile fonte di eco-idee e indiscussa regina del Green Carpet, l’italianissima moglie di Colin Firth (di cognome si chiama Giuggioli), ha […]

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03 Set 2017

The Guardian – The eco guide to ocean waste

Plastic pollution in our seas is depressing – but there are imaginative moves afoot to address the problem by Lucy Siegle I’ve been sceptical about the power of running shoes to affect global change. So naturally I had it in for UltraBoost Uncaged Parley, Adidas trainers that claim to make peace with the ocean. The shoe’s […]

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25 Ago 2017

The Huffington Post – These Eco-Conscious Fashion Brands Make The World A Better Place To Live In

It’s easier than ever to find sustainable style for all occasions. by Charlotte Singmin Most of us are committed to doing our part when it comes to separating our papers and plastics from the rest of our household refuse, but when considering our fashion choices we also have the option to recycle. (…) Perhaps as recognized […]

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28 Lug 2017

Trend Hunter – Sustainable Luxury Bags

Stella McCartney’s Bags are Made with Aquafil’s 100% Regenerated Nylon By Laura McQuarrie As a leader in sustainable luxury, Stella McCartney created a Falabella GO bag collection for the Fall 2017 season using Aquafil’s regenerated ECONYL® yarn, which is comprised of ocean waste. As such, it is noted that “every 10,000 tons of ECONYL® produced […]

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