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Aquafil

Aquafil

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From Problem to Product: Enterprising Companies Making a Resource of Marine Plastic
From Problem to Product: Enterprising Companies Making a Resource of Marine Plastic

11 years ago - Incorporating post-consumer materials into products has become common practice for numerous brands. But a growing number of companies and NGOs are going a step further, looking to upcycle harmful plastic debris from the ocean, even if it means creating a supply chain and tapping new technology. Aquafil, a company that makes nylon textile fibers, recently joined the Healthy Seas Initiative to retrieve and recycle nylon fishing nets. The company already is one of the world’s leading recyclers with an insatiable demand for plastic waste.