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 used for certain applications. Prices will eventually grow; it’s a matter of time, [maybe] 20 years or so. I think sooner or later someone will have to make an accounting of raw materials we are using, precious resources,” said Bonazzi.
“The planet is one, either we get raw material from Mars, or sooner or later we will have a shortage.”