The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design awarded Aquafil USA a 2017 Green GOOD DESIGN award for its ECONYL® fibers, made of 100% regenerated nylon using the ECONYL® Regeneration System.
The ECONYL® Regeneration System is an intelligent and sustainable way to create Nylon 6 fibers from waste in a continuous loop production cycle. As part of the process, waste containing high levels of Nylon 6, such as fishing nets and carpets, is transformed back into raw material without any loss of quality. From the regenerated raw material, Aquafil is able to make ECONYL® fibers with 100% regenerated nylon.
Green GOOD DESIGN’s goal is to bestow international recognition to those outstanding individuals, companies, organizations, governments, and institutions – together with their products, services, programs, ideas, and concepts – that have forwarded exceptional thinking and inspired greater progress toward a healthier and more sustainable universe.
“Aquafil USA continues to invest valuable assets into creating high quality, sustainable products,” said Franco Rossi, President of Aquafil USA. “We were thrilled our company was recognized by Green GOOD DESIGN as an exceptional leader in sustainable manufacturing.”
The full list of awards is posted at the European Centre’s website at www.europeanarch.eu.