28 Jul 2017

Trend Hunter – Sustainable Luxury Bags

Stella McCartney’s Bags are Made with Aquafil’s 100% Regenerated Nylon By Laura McQuarrie As a leader in sustainable luxury, Stella McCartney created a Falabella GO bag collection for the Fall 2017 season using Aquafil’s regenerated ECONYL® yarn, which is comprised of ocean waste. As such, it is noted that “every 10,000 tons of ECONYL® produced […]

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19 Jul 2017

Sustainable Brands – Stella McCartney Fall Campaign Targets Overconsumption, Waste

Stella McCartney has long been an advocate for sustainable, ethical fashion; the luxury label has been busy over the last several months trying to drive the industry away from a take-make-waste model, announcing plans to use Parley for the Oceans’ recycled plastic yarn and Aquafil’s ECONYL® fiber, made from 100 percent regenerated nylon waste, in […]

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12 Jul 2017


Where most of us see ocean debris, Giulio Bonazzi, chairman and CEO of Aquafil Group, sees opportunity. This mentality and concern for the health of our oceans have helped unleash innovation in sustainable fashion. Aquafil is making fibers with 100 percent recycled waste from fisheries and the carpeting sector. And it’s going to good (creative) […]

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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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21 Jun 2017

LOS ANGELES TIMES – Model Georgia May Jagger rides the waves into a new Volcom fashion collaboration

By Ingrid Schmidt Making a royal entrance befitting of her rock star lineage, Georgia May Jagger rode up in a vintage Porsche Speedster Tribute 356 flanked by motorcyclists to the launch party of her new collaborative line with fashion brand Volcom. … For the swimwear, I was inspired by ’80s color-blocking, and we are using […]

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20 Jun 2017

 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


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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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, 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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