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21 Jun 2017

Stella McCartney’s Autumn 2017 Falabella GO Bag Gets a Sustainability Boost

Made from Aquafil’s 100 percent regenerated nylon, the brand furthers its commitment to conserving our oceans June 21, 2017. London. As part of Stella McCartney’s ongoing commitment to sustainability and the conservation of our oceans, the designer is focusing on solution oriented products. Stella McCartney’s latest edition is the Autumn 2017 collection of Falabella GO […]

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20 Jun 2017

DESIGNER PAGES – NeoCon 2017: ECONYL® Pure
 by Aquafil USA

Winner of NeoCon Gold in the Carpet Fiber category, ECONYL® Pure by Aquafil USA finally means that durable carpets “don’t have to come at the expense of the environment.” A dyeable fabric made of 100% regenerated nylon, with at least 50% post-consumer waste, ECONYL Pure is intrinsically stain resistant. The cleanability… READ ALL

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23 May 2017

G7 CLIMATE CHANGE – THE NEW ECONOMY

This is Aquafil’s advocacy for the G7 dedicated to climate change, that was held in Taormina, Italy, on May 27-28. Sustainability is not just a commitment, but an opportunity by Giulio Bonazzi, CEO of Aquafil Spa The autonomous province of Trento (Trentino-Alto Adige) has long imposed some of the most stringent environmental standards in Europe. […]

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18 May 2017

INNOVATION IN TEXTILES – adidas develops new swim range using regenerated ocean waste

Sportswear brand adidas has announced a partnership with Aquafil, a leading producer of Nylon 6 for carpets and apparel, to use the company’s 100% regenerated Econyl fibre in the Spring/Summer 2017 Parley Hero swim range. The regenerated waste still offers the same qualities as materials usually found in wider swim apparel. The garments are durable, […]

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17 May 2017

ENVIRONMENTAL LEADER – New Initiatives Chase ‘Circular Economy’ in Fashion, Textiles

the new Circular Fibres Initiative brings together clothing retailers H&M and Nike, philanthropic funder the C&A Foundation, and a consortium of organizations including the Danish Fashion Institute, Fashion for Good, Cradle to Cradle and MISTRA Future Fashion in order to “build a circular economy for textiles,” starting with clothing. The members will address the environmental drawbacks of the “take-make-dispose” model […]

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03 May 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

HUFFINGTON POST – Now Then, bañadores ecológicos para mujeres que disfrutan del mar

Una nueva vida para los residuos que dañan nuestros océanos. 07/04/2017 14:39 CEST | Actualizado 12/04/2017 17:03 CESTDespués de años trabajando en grandes multinacionales de moda, Andrea Salinas decidió poner en marcha su pequeño proyecto personal. Así nació Now Then, una marca que busca su inspiración en el mar y que se preocupa por respetarlo, […]

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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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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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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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