From fishing nets to yarn

regeneration

Preparing the waste

Recovered fishing nets are cleaned of foreign materials such as organic, plastic or metallic elements, and prepared for regeneration.

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Regenerating material

The nylon recovered from fishing nets is transformed into virgin raw material, which, together with other waste materials, is turned into ECONYL® regenerated nylon yarn.

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ECONYL® yarn

ECONYL® yarn can be used for a wide range of products and can be recycled endlessly without any loss of material quality.

The ECONYL® Regeneration System

Regeneration

The ECONYL® Regeneration System is an innovative process invented by Aquafil. It allows the transformation of nylon waste such as fishing nets and other discarded materials into first grade nylon for the production of apparel and other textile products. The regenerated nylon yarn is called ECONYL® and has the same qualities as virgin nylon from fossil raw material. If you want to find out more about the process visit the ECONYL® website.

Regeneration
VENETIA
26 Nov 2018 Blog, News

In October 2018, during our mission in the Aeolian Islands, we were joined by Venetia Falconer, a London based producer and presenter. Venetia followed our mission in order to share it with her thousands of followers, which she did with utmost success. Venetia, who is also an ambassador for eco fashion, had on a swimsuit […]

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17 Aug 2018 Blog, Events, News, Press

A warm welcome to our new partner Crystal Flow, which now also joins our fight against deadly ghost nets and donates to Healthy Seas 1% after every purchase. Crystal Flow designs are inspired by nature – Caribbean beaches, wild waterfalls and rugged coastlines of Europe and North America. The sportswear designs are made with 100% […]

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