sexta-feira, 31 de julho de 2015

Linha de roupa do surfista Kelly Slater é feita de redes de pesca

Surfer Kelly Slater clothing line is made of fishing nets


Surfista Kelly Slater lança linha de roupas masculinas sustentáveis com roupas recicláveis confeccionadas com redes de pesca. A marca da série Evolution apresenta shorts e jaquetas feitas de Econyl®, novo tipo de fio de poliamida (nylon) feita de redes antigas, tapetes e outros resíduos do nylon. Há um número infinito de vezes que o nylon pode ser reciclado em novo fio sem qualquer perda de qualidade.
Surfer Kelly Slater launches line of sustainable menswear recyclable clothing made from fishing nets. The brand’s Evolution Series features board shorts and jackets made with Econyl, a new type of nylon yarn that’s made from old nets, carpet and other nylon waste, Fast Company reported. There's an infinite number of times the nylon can be broken down and re-born into new yarn without any loss of quality.

ECONYL
A ECONYL ® é uma iniciativa da empresa Aquafil, que em conjunto com a ECNC Land & Sea Group e Star Sock criaram a "Healthy Seas, a Journey from Waste to Wear". Redes de pesca recuperadas são muitas vezes jogadas em aterros ou incineradas, mas a Healthy Seas as transformam em fio ECONYL® , matéria-prima usado para criar novos produtos, tais como meias, roupa de banho, roupas íntimas, tapetes , etc. A Healthy Seas é um orgão não governamental com iniciativa em remover resíduos, em especial as redes de pesca e outros lixos marinhos, dos mares para reciclar em produtos têxteis.
The ECONYL ® is an initiative of Aquafil, which together with the ECNC Land & Sea Group and Star Sock have together established the "Healthy Seas, a Journey from Waste to Wear" Initiative.Recovered fishing nets are still all too often dumped into landfills or burned, but as part of the Healthy Seas initiative they will be transformed and regenerated into ECONYL® yarn, raw material used to create new products, such as socks, swimwear, underwear, carpets, etc. Healthy Seas Initiative is a non-governmental organization initiative to remove waste, in particular fishing nets and other marine litter, from the seas for the purpose of recycling these into textile products.


Para saber mais/Futhermore:http://ecowatch.com/2015/07/20/kelly-slater-outerknown/

Site Healthy Seas
http://healthyseas.org/

Site Econyl:
http://www.econyl.com/





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