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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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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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02 Feb 2017

DEZEEN – Adidas and Parley for the Oceans unveil swimwear made from ocean plastic

Following the release of ocean-plastic shoes, Adidas has again teamed up with Parley for the Oceans to create a collection of swimwear that is also made from upcycled fishing nets and debris. German sports brand Adidas worked alongside environmental initiative Parley for the Oceans to create the swimwear range, which is made from plastic waste deposited in coastal areas. … The ocean plastic […]

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01 Feb 2017

SWIM VORTEX – THE GOOD PLASTIC-FANTASTIC SUIT: ADIDAS & THE AQUATIC ALCHEMY OF THREAT TO THREAD

Adidas is working with Parley to turn ocean plastic pollution into high performance sportswear, including suits. “Water and Air, the two essential fluids on which all life defends, have become global garbage cans” – Jacques Cousteau. More than 12 million tons of plastic rubbish makes it to the world’s oceans every year, according to official […]

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01 Feb 2017

PULLBUOY – ADIDAS LAUNCHES SWIMWEAR MADE FROM RECLAIMED OCEAN PLASTIC

To help highlight the risk to our oceans from discarded plastic, adidas has launched its SS17 Parley swim range made from up-cycled ocean plastic generated from used fishing nets and debris intercepted in coastal areas. This plastic is converted into a technical yarn fibre, Econyl®, a recycled material offering the same high quality and performance […]

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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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