18 Dec 2019

Pottery Barn Teen partners with Aquafil to create sustainable rugs made with ECONYL® regenerated nylon

Cartersville, Georgia, December 18, 2019 — Pottery Barn Teen has partnered with Aquafil to create a rug for Spring 2020, called the Watercolor Dots Rug. Pottery Barn Teen substituted virgin nylon with ECONYL® yarn for its sustainable and regenerative qualities. ECONYL® is made from waste that would otherwise pollute the world’s landfills and oceans — […]

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23 Nov 2019

BUILDING AND DECOR – Circular resource approach for sustainable carpeting

Danish flooring producer, Ege Carpets, recently won the first Circularity City Product Award for its ReForm Collection, thereby cementing its position as a leader in sustainable carpet manufacturing. At the German construction industry trade fair, NordBAU in Neumünster, where the new awards were launched, Ege’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Manager, Dorthe Aaboe Kallestrup, demonstrated how […]

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27 Nov 2019

REFINERY 29 – Tights Are The Plastic Straws Of Fashion – Here Are 6 Sustainable Options

By Lauren Bravo Of the many milestones that mark our transition to autumn — the first brown leaves, the first crumble, the first “Shall we turn the heat on?” — there is perhaps none as significant as the first time you give in and pull on a pair of black opaque tights in the morning. […]

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06 Dec 2019

EVENING STANDARD – Mulberry releases its first ever 100% sustainable leather bag … And it’s all made in the UK

By Naomi Bay A bag for life As the fashion industry pivots towards a more sustainable future, brands are increasingly having to re-assess their eco credentials. And now British handbag brand Mulberry has joined the fleet of those evaluating their impact on the environment, as it has launched its first ever 100 per cent sustainable […]

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25 Nov 2019

IE TODAY – Committed to sustainable design

danfloor’s ECONOMIX and EVOLUTION ranges aim to help reduce marine litter At danfloor we take our responsibility to the environment seriously. We are committed to providing environmentally-conscious products by continually analysing every aspect of our business and its impact on the environment around us.As a result, the ECONYL® nylon fibre used within a number of […]

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26 Nov 2019

FASHION UNITED – Sustainability, Off-White and Meghan Markle: fashion highlights of 2019

By Huw Hughes What do streetwear, Zendaya, Off-White, sustainability and Ikea have in common? They were all among the hottest topics in the fashion world this year, according to the Year in Fashion 2019 report by global fashion search platform Lyst. The report, which analysed the data from 104 million shoppers, summarises the biggest trends […]

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12 Dec 2019

EVENING STANDARD – Sustainable activewear: upgrade your gym bag for better this new year

By Rosie Fitzmaurice Spread a little love to the planet when you next upgrade your workout gear and you won’t have to sacrifice style or fit while you’re at it It’s almost 2020 and many of us are trying to make more conscious choices in every aspect of our lives. As we move away from […]

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16 Dec 2019

FLOOR TRENDS – Aquafil’s Regenerated Nylon Offers Architects and Designers New Solutions

In September, at the third annual Green Carpet Fashion Awards Italia, fiber producer Aquafil provided a design showstopper—a sustainable carpet made with Econyl regenerated nylon that is created from discarded fishing nets and other nylon waste. Covering Milan’s Piazza della Scala, the green carpet spanned more than 21,000 square feet and welcomed celebrity guests including […]

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28 Nov 2019

REFINERY 29 – From Timothée To Tevas, 2019’s Best Fashion Moments

By Georgia Murray Movements Progress is finally pushing forward and there were two key agents of change in 2019: sustainability and inclusivity. There were around 27,000 searches for sustainable fashion per month this year, with specific material searches rising 102% for Econyl, 52% for organic cotton, 130% for Repreve and 42% for Tencel, while sustainable […]

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21 Nov 2019

FORBES – Can ‘Fast Fashion’ Be Sustainable?

By Sin To Have you ever noticed whenever there is a fashion show in Paris, New York, London or Milano, you are able to buy the cheaper knock-offs a few days later? It’s called “Fast Fashion,” a new way to produce fashion items in a shorter period and at lower costs (and often with lower […]

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12 Nov 2019

Masland Contract Taps into ECONYL® regenerated nylon to create their latest contemporary carpet tile line, “Crafted”

Cartersville, Georgia, November 12, 2019 — Masland Contract launched their latest line, Crafted, which was executed with ECONYL® regenerated nylon. The collection celebrates skillful artistry and innovative materials with an intentional focus on creating products that work together in a holistic approach. Masland Contract brought the line to life with the high-performing properties of ECONYL® […]

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18 Oct 2019

LIVING – New edible in-flight meal tray designed for plane journeys

London-based design firm PriestmanGoode has launched a sustainably made in-flight meal tray meant for passengers, as part of its ‘Get Onboard: Reduce. Reuse. Rethink’ project. The eco-friendly proof is in the pudding – as the final prototype is edible too. (…) GET ONBOARD: REDUCE.REUSE.RETHINK AT LONDON’S DESIGN MUSEUM PriestmanGoode specialises in industrial design for the […]

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