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Published on Friday, 18 November 2011

Discarded fishing nets turned into nylon yarns

Written by John Mowbray

Fishing netsTRENTO – Italian synthetic fibre producer Aquafil has developed a new 100% recycled nylon 6 yarn for textiles and clothing, which is made from pre- and post-consumer waste such as discarded fishing nets, old carpets and plastics from cars. It is being certified by De Norske Veritas to ensure full supply chain transparency.


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