27 Oct 2018

ECONYL® Regeneration System displayed at the Circular Economy exhibition

A mobile exhibition on “The circular economy in the Danube region” is travelling across various countries: – from August to September 2018, it was in Augsburg (Germany) – in October 2018 it was at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia in Ljubljana – from November to December 2018 it will be at the Ministry of the Environment and […]

10 Oct 2018

Aquafil Creates Better Way to Recycle

October 9, 2018 INTERIORS+SOURCES Although buying recycled goods and recycling products is an activity that seems to propel a closed-loop lifecycle, the truth of the matter is that America’s recycling process is a lot more convoluted. The idea of recycling management is often more of an ideal than reality. Fiber company Aquafil is hoping to change that by […]

09 Oct 2018

Divers remove monster ghost fishing nets from Italian waters

4000kg of discarded fishing nets recovered from Italian waters by Healthy Seas initiative with Ghost Fishing volunteer divers Ghost fishing nets account for 10% of the total plastic waste in our seas Textile manufacturer Aquafil transforms collected oceanic and landfill waste into sustainable textiles Gucci, Richard Malone and Adidas among hundreds of other brands who […]

25 Sep 2018

Aquafil, partner of “Green Carpet Fashion Awards Italia” second edition

Milan, September 23, 2018 – Aquafil renewed its partnership with the Green Carpet Fashion Awards Italia and took part at the event’s second edition with a magical green carpet. The event, organized by Eco-Age with the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana, Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico, the Italian Trade Agency and the Comune di Milano, has a […]

19 Jul 2018

The Ruggist – For the love of carpets!

In the US some call him the King of Rugs. His name is Michael Christie, and he is a leading American carpet journalist, blogger of ‘The Ruggist’ and, since the Fall of 2017, Editor of Rug Insider. He was also a speaker during the panel discussion at Domotex 2018 about trends in interior design. Last week we had the […]

11 Jun 2018

CFDA red carpet goes green with Aquafil

This year’s CFDA Fashion Awards red carpet has been created by a nylon yarn producer Aquafil and ege carpets, one of Europe’s leading high-quality carpet producers, and made with ECONYL® regenerated nylon fibre. “Unlike most red carpets that have a one-way ticket to the landfill, CFDA Fashion Award red carpet is next year’s couture,” said Aquafil. Read […]

05 Jul 2018

Reinhold Messner at Arco Rock Legends / All the climbing Oscar nominations

On Friday 27 July 2018 the Arco Rock Legends sport climbing Oscars will celebrate its XIII edition awarding the prestigious Climbing Ambassador by Dryarn di Aquafil to Reinhold Messner. Reinhold Messner. Adam Ondra, Angela Eiter and Alexander Megos. And should this not suffice: Romain Desgranges, Janja Garnbret and Reza Alipour Shenazandifard. This is the all-star guest lineup of […]

21 Jun 2018

AquafilCRO to install a rooftop photovoltaic power station

Croatian Ministry of Environmental Protection and Energy approved the AquafilCRO’s project of a photovoltaic power station worth 2.27 million € with a 1.435 million € subvention. 9.200 photovoltaic modules, which are going cover the Croatian plant’s roof are estimated to produce2.602.192 kWh/year. The electricity produced by the rooftop photovoltaic system will represent 8,65 % of […]

08 Jun 2018

The ECONYL® carpet made by ege at CFDA Awards in NYC

Last night we were at the CFDA Awards at the Brooklyn Museum in New York with a fancy carpet made by ege with our ECONYL® regenerated nylon. The carpet was not actually a red one, but rather a customized carpet with black and white stripes. Lot of celebrities were welcomed into the Museum walking on our ECONYL® carpet and […]

22 May 2018

Aquafil and Genomatica Collaborate on Project EFFECTIVE to Increase Adoption of Sustainable Materials

Aquafil and Genomatica Collaborate on Project EFFECTIVE to Increase Adoption of Sustainable Materials A coalition of brands, ingredient manufacturers, technology developers supported by EU’s Horizon 2020 program Trento, Italy and San Diego, CA, May 22, 2018 – Aquafil and Genomatica announce the formation of Project EFFECTIVE, a multi-company collaboration to produce more sustainable fibers and […]

24 Apr 2018

Radici Contract chose ECONYL® 100% Regenerated yarn for its booth at Fuori Salone

Abandoned fishing nets and old carpets are just a few examples of the waste that are used to produce ECONYL® yarn, a top-quality regenerated nylon fiber, used by groundbreaking carpet manufacturers who make sustainability one of the pillars of their business. Radici Carpet chose ECONYL® yarn for their sophisticated luxury rugs and for their special […]

05 Apr 2018

H&M Teams Up with Aquafil to Bring Sustainable Fashion to the Masses

February 23, 2018 Source: Sustainable Brands Aquafil and H&M have joined forces to make sustainable fashion mainstream through the H&M Conscious Exclusive collection. The partnership marks the first time that the Conscious Exclusive collection features pieces made from ECONYL® yarn, Aquafil’s regenerated nylon made from waste diverted from landfills and oceans. The collection’s release is the beginning of a long-awaited collaboration between […]