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23 Mag 2017

G7 CLIMATE CHANGE – THE NEW ECONOMY

This is Aquafil’s advocacy for the G7 dedicated to climate change, that was held in Taormina, Italy, on May 27-28. Sustainability is not just a commitment, but an opportunity by Giulio Bonazzi, CEO of Aquafil Spa The autonomous province of Trento (Trentino-Alto Adige) has long imposed some of the most stringent environmental standards in Europe. […]

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18 Mag 2017

INNOVATION IN TEXTILES – adidas develops new swim range using regenerated ocean waste

Sportswear brand adidas has announced a partnership with Aquafil, a leading producer of Nylon 6 for carpets and apparel, to use the company’s 100% regenerated Econyl fibre in the Spring/Summer 2017 Parley Hero swim range. The regenerated waste still offers the same qualities as materials usually found in wider swim apparel. The garments are durable, […]

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17 Mag 2017

ENVIRONMENTAL LEADER – New Initiatives Chase ‘Circular Economy’ in Fashion, Textiles

the new Circular Fibres Initiative brings together clothing retailers H&M and Nike, philanthropic funder the C&A Foundation, and a consortium of organizations including the Danish Fashion Institute, Fashion for Good, Cradle to Cradle and MISTRA Future Fashion in order to “build a circular economy for textiles,” starting with clothing. The members will address the environmental drawbacks of the “take-make-dispose” model […]

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09 Mag 2017

METEOWEB – Progetto RETRACE: in Slovenia per conoscere le buone pratiche locali legate all’Economia Circolare

Quinta field visit del progetto europeo RETRACE, coordinato dal Politecnico di Torino, che ha come obiettivo la promozione del Design Sistemico come metodo a supporto della transizione di politiche locali e regionali verso l’economia circolare. Di Filomena Fotia Il Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy ha ospitato i partner del progetto Retrace e […]

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03 Mag 2017

ajodudu.com – WIN! SPEEDO H2O ACTIVE SWIMWEAR RANGE

Swimming. It’s not really my thing. I nearly drowned when I was younger and have been scared of the deep end ever since. In fact even the shallow end makes my knees knock. So when Speedo asked me to travel to Majorca and try their new H2OActive range it wasn’t a decision I wanted to […]

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07 Apr 2017

TEKNECO – Un mare di plastica da riutilizzare

A questi ritmi, nel 2050 rischiamo di avere più plastica che pesci nei nostri mari Di Ivan Manzo Nel mondo ogni anno solo il 5% della plastica prodotta è effettivamente avviata a riciclo. nel 2016 sono state prodotte 311 milioni di tonnellate diplastica e, di queste, circa 8 milioni galleggiano nei nostri mari (il 97% dei rifiuti totali). Per avere […]

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04 Apr 2017

ECO_BUSINESS – In the fishing industry, gear recycling is finally catching on

Old fishing nets clutter harbours and kill sea life. But entrepreneurs are changing that. By Rachel Fritts, Ensia.com In 2013, Joel Baziuk had a problem. He had too many fishing nets, and no good way to get rid of them. But that was about to change. As operations supervisor of Steveston Harbour Authority, or SHA, just […]

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31 Mar 2017

Sustainability Lab – Qualche dato sul riciclo di reti da pesca abbandonate sui fondali

di Aurora Magni Partiamo da un dato: ogni anno vengono abbandonate negli oceani 640mila tonnellate di reti da pesca, materiali man made non biodegradabili che si aggiungono alle plastiche di varia dimensione e tipologia e alle microplastiche provocate dal distacco di microfibre dei tessuti in poliestere e presenti in detergenti e cosmetici. Un quadro ormai […]

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30 Mar 2017

La Nuova Ecologia – Plastica in Rete

Oltre 640mila tonnellate di rifiuti abbandonati in mare che possono diventare una risorsa. Per la moda, lo sport e non solo. Grazie all’economia circolare di Lucia Lenci Adagiate come un manto opprimente, silenziose e nascoste sui fondali, oppure trascinate dalle correnti, le reti da pesca abbandonate, perse o dismesse rappresentano una seria minaccia, spesso mortale, […]

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13 Feb 2017

adidas x Parley: Upcycling Ocean Waste Into Cutting-Edge Performance Swimwear

–  adidas Parley swimwear range made with Econyl® yarn  – Range comes in two distinct designs inspired by the origins of the suit’s materials  – Product available on February 1st 2017 – Parley range joins adidas wider sustainable swim collection Herzogenaurach, February 2017– adidas has unveiled its SS17 Parley swim range made from Parley Ocean Plastic and featuring up-cycled […]

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20170208

LA STAMPA – ECONYL®, la fibra sostenibile scelta da Levi’s e Gucci

E’ realizzato al 100% con materiali di scarto completamente rigenerati, destinati altrimenti a finire in discarica o nel mare. Per le capacità di rispettare l’ambiente, è stato scelto da alcuni dei più grandi brand del mondo. Di Francesco Moroni Dopo Levi Strauss Co. e Outerknown di Kelly Slater, anche il marchio Gucci ha deciso di […]

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06 Feb 2017

DESIGN INDABA – Adidas and Parley for the Oceans release eco-friendly swimwear collaboration

Following the release of a stylish sneaker made using plastic salvaged from the ocean, Adidas has once again teamed up with environmental initiative, Parley for the Oceans – only this time, they’ve collaborated on a collection of swimwear. Created with the ethos of ‘From the oceans, for the oceans’, the collection boasts a similar – if not […]

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