Recycled nylon (also known as recycled polyamide) is often made from old fishing nets, tights, carpets, used apparel and leftovers from production processes. In comparison to virgin nylon, its production uses much fewer resources such as water, energy and fossil fuels. Did you know that (in comparison to virgin nylon) for every 10,000 tons of recycled nylon we save 70,000 barrels of crude oil and prevent 57,100 tons of CO2 emissions to be released?
We only accept recycled nylon made from reclaimed pre-industrial, pre-consumer and post-consumer materials. All recycled nylon used in our products must be certified according to the Global Recycling Standard or Recycled Claim Standard.
ECONYL® regenerated nylon is made from waste such as fishing nets from the oceans and aquaculture, fabric scraps from mills and carpets destined for landfill. It’s infinitely recyclable and can unleash infinite possibilities for makers, creatures and consumers.
It’s exactly the same as virgin nylon and can be recycled, recreated and remoulded infinitely. That means you create new products and buy new products without ever having to use new resources. The ECONYL® yarn is entirely regenerated from waste materials.