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How Companies ‘Seeing Goldmines in Landfills’ Are Refashioning Textiles
How Companies ‘Seeing Goldmines in Landfills’ Are Refashioning Textiles

Waste Not / Want to subvert the traditional apparel supply chain? You must possess a “little bit of craziness,” according to Giulio Bonazzi, CEO and president of Aquafil, an Italian company that transforms abandoned fishing nets and castoff bits of carpet into good-as-new nylon fibers. Speaking on a panel at the Textile Sustainability Conference in Washington, D.C., last week, Bonazzi noted that his propensity for seeing goldmines in landfills hasn’t always drawn plaudits. In fact, he was often ridiculed. - 6 years ago