ECONYL® Regenerated Nylon 10 years

DEZEEN – The Dezeen guide to plastic in architecture, design and interiors

by Jennifer Hahn   Thinking of using plastic in your project? Our latest Dezeen guide includes more than 11 types of plastic commonly used in architecture, design and interiors, with links to hundreds of projects for inspiration.   Plastics are among the most versatile materials in existence. Defined by their plasticity, they have long carbon chains called polymers […]

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METROPOLIS – With Emboldened Resolve, Aquafil Marks a Decade of Carpet Recycling

Among the many milestones of sustainability, one of more significant breakthroughs is certainly ECONYL®, the game-changing regenerated nylon that results from repurposing one of the world’s most notorious carbon-discharging castoffs: carpeting.     Ten years after spearheading the development and implementation of this process, Aquafil marks the anniversary not by resting on laurels, but fortifying for the future. […]

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ECONYL® Regenerated Nylon 10 years

ECONYL® Regenerated Nylon celebrates a decade of endless possibilities

19TH MAY 2021: Today, ECONYL® Regenerated Nylon celebrates 10 years of closing the loop. Utilised by brands globally throughout the fashion industry from Gucci and Prada to Adidas and Speedo, the infinitely recyclable yarn is also championed in the interiors world by BMW, Mercedes Benz, Interface and Tarkett. Nylon waste, including fishing nets, old carpets […]

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Designers and specifiers can now see a comprehensive portfolio of carpets made with ECONYL® and get samples shipped with zero carbon footprint CARTERSVILLE, GA, MAY 3rd, 2021 — Aquafil, a leading company in the circular economy and maker of ECONYL® regenerated nylon is now featured on Material Bank, the world’s largest material marketplace for the […]

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ROBB REPORT – How Yacht Designers Are Using Sustainable Materials to Reimagine Luxury Interiors

By Julia Zaltzman Cotton, feathers and hemp are used instead of leathers and woods, while non-reusable eggshells mimic coral and pearl on walls and tables. Whatever the term “luxury” means to you, it’s not usually associated with plastic bottles, fishing nets and wood chips. But that’s exactly what yacht design studios are citing as sustainable […]

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WWD – Moncler Launches Jackets Entirely Made From Sustainable Materials

By Luisa Zargani The jackets are available in black, and for men, women and children. MILAN — Moncler’s sustainability projects are taking shape through the first range of jackets made entirely of sustainable materials. The jackets for men, women and children are all in black and embody three of the five pillars laid out in […]

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VOGUE – The 5 Best Sustainable Looks From The Green Carpet Fashion Awards 2020

by Hayley Maitland For this year’s Green Carpet Fashion Awards, founder Livia Firth used virtual reality to transform the La Scala theatre into a FernGulley-esque forest for a digital ceremony – which saw a Versace-clad Zendaya presented with the Visionary Award for her efforts to bolster diversity within fashion. Among the other highlights from the […]

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