16/07/2015

FASTCOEXIST – These Infinitely Recyclable Clothes Are Made From Ocean Trash And Other Plastic Waste

World surf champion Kelly Slater is doing something with all the trash in the ocean—he’s wearing it. If Outerknown’s new board shorts ever tear after riding too many waves, you could theoretically recycle them into a new pair. They’re from a new line of men’s clothing that is made entirely from plastic trash. When the […]

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04/08/2015

Aquafil and Speedo USA Launch World’s First Fabric Take-Back Program for Swimwear Industry

New ‘Speedo PowerFLEX Eco’ swimwear made from Aquafil’s 100% upcycled ECONYL nylon; First ever take-back program turns leftover fabric scraps back into raw ECONYL, then new ‘Speedo’ swimsuits Trento, Italy—August 4, 2015 —Today Aquafil announces it has partnered with Speedo USA on a take-back program that will allow Speedo USA’s post-manufacturing swimwear scraps to be upcycled […]

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16/07/2015

ECONYL® Partners With World Champion Surfer Kelly Slater on OUTERKNOWN

Aquafil’s ECONYL® brand nylon made from reclaimed fishing nets featured in first sustainable menswear apparel collection from Outerknown Trento, Italy – July 16, 2015 – Aquafil announced today a unique partnership with Outerknown, a new menswear apparel brand founded by eleven-time World Champion surfer Kelly Slater. Outerknown was born out of Slater’s personal mission to create […]

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30/11/2014

AQUAFIL wins the German Sustainability Award 2014 for “best resource efficiency”

AQUAFIL wins the German Sustainability Award 2014 for “best resource efficiency” Arco (Italy) / Dusseldorf, 30.11.2014 At the prestigious awards ceremony the jury honored the commitment of Aquafil throughout the value chain with the development of ECONYL® regeneration system and the special services in the fight against one of the greatest environmental problems of our time: marine […]

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