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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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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 Gen 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 Gen 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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10 Gen 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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26 Dic 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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20161206

POLIMERICA – Fashion da riciclo di reti da pesca

Anche Gucci si aggiunge ai grandi marchi della moda che utilizzano la poliammide rigenerata Econyl nelle proprie collezioni. 6 dicembre 2016 07:44 Il processo di rigenerazione di poliammide 6 da reti da pesca e materiali di scarto Econyl, sviluppato dalla società trentina Aquafil, trova un crescente consenso nel settore della moda, dove il tema della sostenibilità […]

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20161125

PAMBIANCO NEWS – Anche l’uomo Gucci salva il mare con Aquafil

Dopo Levi’s, Speedo, Arena e Outerknown di Kelly Slater, anche Gucci si impegna a salvare i fondali marini. La maison del gruppo Kering, infatti, è il primo brand del lusso ad aver siglato un accordo con Aquafil, azienda trentina da 500 milioni di euro, per l’uso di Econyl, un filo totalmente ecofriendly perché rigenerato da reti da pesca abbandonate. Gucci ha scelto di adottare… LEGGI L’ARTICOLO

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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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