30 Jun 2020

Designed to Save Your Back—And Our Oceans

June 30, 2020 | By Meghan Dwyer – CONTRACT DESIGN The noho move chair fits our bodies, dynamic ways of life, and values without negatively impacting our environment. Sustainability-focused, New Zealand–born and Boulder, Colorado–based furniture company noho has released an ergonomic chair that offers comfort without compromise. As the product of a company that believes furniture […]

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30 Jun 2020

Italian divers just rescued a whale caught in ‘ghost’ fishing nets

2020, June 30 | Charlotte Edmond – WEFORUM Italian divers have freed a sperm whale caught in discarded fishing nets. It is just one of many whales, dolphins, turtles and other marine mammals that get caught in ghost nets each year. Clean-ups are taking place around the world, and it’s hoped education and cooperation across […]

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29 Jun 2020

Secrets for circular supply chain partnerships from Interface and Aquafil

June 29, 2020 | By Elsa Wenzel – GreenBiz It’s an enviable alliance that has outlasted most marriages. For two decades, Interface and Aquafil have worked together to close the loop on carpeting, an example that other companies have followed. The carpet maker and the nylon supplier moved long ago past the early steps of engagement […]

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04 Jun 2020

Aquafil focuses on reducing ocean waste in circular economy on world oceans day June 8, 2020

Giulio Bonazzi, Chairman and CEO of Aquafil Group to Share Insights at the Fashinnovation Virtual Conference   Cartersville, GA, June 4, 2020 – Aquafil announced today that will share insights on reducing ocean waste as we move toward a circular economy this World Oceans Day, June 8, 2020. World Oceans Day was created to remind […]

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21 Feb 2020

Safilo Partners With Aquafil on Eco-friendly Eyewear

21/02/2020 By Martino Carrera – WWD The Italian eyewear manufacturer is to employ Aquafil’s patented regenerated nylon into its collections. Italian eyewear manufacturer Safilo is upping its sustainable efforts. The company said Friday it is introducing the patented Econyl regenerated nylon into its collections through a deal with Italian synthetic fibers and polymer firm Aquafil. […]

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21 Feb 2020

Safilo and Aquafil together to produce eco-sustainable eyewear

PRESS RELEASE Padua, February 21, 2020 – Safilo, a worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing and distribution of eyewear, today announces the introduction of ECONYL® regenerated nylon in its eyewear collections, thanks to a pioneering partnership with Aquafil, a recognized global player with over half a century of expertise in creating synthetic fibres. ECONYL® is […]

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12 Dec 2019

Rolling out the ‘green carpet’ to promote recycling

Decembre 12, 2019 RECYCLING INTERNATIONAL – by  Kirstin Linnenkoper Did you know the global carpet recycling sector was worth over EUR 10.7 billion last year? If carpet recycling wasn’t “hot” in the past, it certainly seems that way now. It doesn’t hurt that recyclers and producers are collaborating with big fashion brands and event organisers […]

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21 Nov 2019

Tarkett and Aquafil close the loop on carpet tiles: a key step towards circular economy

PRESS RELEASE Paris, France and Waalwijk, The Netherlands, November 21, 2019 – Tarkett today announces that it is closing the loop on commercial carpet tiles in Europe thanks to a pioneering partnership with Aquafil. This is the result of an intensive collaboration over recent years, going beyond the traditional customer and supplier relationship. The two […]

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30 Sep 2019

Consumers want to buy sustainably—they just don’t know how

30 September 2019 FAST COMPANY – by Jessica Klein A new study finds that while 95% of people in the U.S. think sustainability is a good goal, most of them don’t know what to look for to determine if something is, in fact, sustainable. There’s something different about H&M’s newly released 2019 fall and winter […]

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11 Sep 2019

Aquafil’s Regenerated Nylon Material, ECONYL®, Contributes To LEED v4 Credits

September 11, 2019 ATLANTA — September 12, 2019 — Aquafil, a company in the circular economy, announced that ECONYL® regenerated nylon contributes to LEED v4 points in four main categories. LEED v4 is the most current version of the LEED green building rating system established by the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED, or Leadership in […]

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19 Aug 2019

Fortune’s 2019 Change the World List: Companies to Watch

August 19, 2019 FORTUNE – By Matthew Heimer and Erika Fry Fortune’s Change the World list focuses on companies that are addressing social challenges through their core business activities. Most of the companies on that list are relatively large, with $1 billion or more in annual revenue, which helps them both pay for and scale their […]

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14 Aug 2019

How Aquafil Became the Green Carpet Provider of Choice

14 August 2019 ECO AGE If you thought this year’s Disney remake of Aladdin boasted the most magic carpet you’d see this year – think again. We take a look at how Aquafil has transformed ocean and carpet waste into the glamorous event entrance of choice. Italian manufacturer Aquafil has proven that green really is […]

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