22 Feb 2019

Rossana Orlandi launches Ro Plastic Prize for reusing, recycling and reinventing plastic

February 22, 2019 DEZEEN – by Lizzie Crook Dezeen is partnering with Rossana Orlandi to challenge designers to develop new ways of recycling and reusing plastic with the Ro Plastic Prize. Now open for entries, the competition forms part of Orlandi’s Guiltless Plastic initiative, which exists to champion the responsible use of the material. Dezeen […]

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01 Feb 2019

Better recycling through chemistry

February 1, 2019 GREENBIZ – RP Siegel While it’s true that any type of recycling reduces the need for fossil fuels and reduces the amount of waste that continues to taint our landscapes and our oceans, not all recycling is the same. Looking specifically at plastics, most plastics are recycled mechanically, which means they are shredded and […]

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23 Jan 2019

Sustainable Stock Selectors: Liontrust Sustainable Investment

January 23, 2019 GOOD WITH MONEY – by Rebecca Jones Ever wondered what sustainable fund managers ACTUALLY invest in? As ever, Good With Money is here to answer! Our brand new series, Sustainable Stock Selectors, gives you exclusive access to the inside track on leading investment managers’ portfolios, revealing the Good companies boosting returns for […]

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14 Dec 2018

Made in Arizona: facility in Phoenix recycles carpets for other uses

December 14, 2018 PHOENIX (FOX 10) A recycling facility in the Valley transforms textiles, so they can be reused. Every year in the United States, four billion pounds of carpet ends up in landfills, but one Italian-based company is changing the game with some high-tech recycling equipment. Aquafil just opened the first carpet-recycling facility in […]

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30 Nov 2018

Impact investing: doing well by doing good

November 30, 2018 MONEYWEEK Two professional investors tell us where they’d put their money. Rupert Welchman and Victoria Leggett of Union Bancaire Privée choose three beneficiaries of the trend towards sustainable growth. … Making clothes last longer and cutting down on the destruction of unsold goods are two of the most obvious ways that sustainability […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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08 Feb 2018

Bio-capro, infinite recycling can secure nylon’s future in the circular economy – Aquafil CEO

06 February 2018  Source: ICIS News LONDON (ICIS)–Interview article by Ciaran Tyler Moving towards a circular economy for nylon is a matter of when, not if, according to the CEO at one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of nylon textile filaments, Italy’s Aquafil. “[Current] raw materials are not an infinite resource, sooner or later they will become less [and] only […]

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06 Feb 2018

Trending: CO2 Dyeing, Biosynthetics Driving Transition Towards New Textiles Economy

February 5, 2018 by SUSTAINABLE BRANDS  A new textiles economy is on the horizon as innovative textile and chemical firms develop new chemical- and petroleum-free processes to produce fabrics and materials. (….) Meanwhile, Italian textile firm Aquafil has agreed to a multi-year partnership with bioengineering company Genomatica to develop sustainable caprolactam, a key ingredient used in producing Aquaful’s signature […]

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