Aquafil, a leading company in the circular economy and maker of ECONYL® regenerated nylon is now featured on Material Bank, the world’s largest material marketplace for the architecture and design industry. Material Bank is the most innovative way to search, sample, and design projects.

Designers can specify more sustainable carpets for their projects by searching for ECONYL regenerated nylon in the Material Bank library, which will provide hundreds of beautiful options from leading brands, including FLOR, Interface, Mannington, Milliken, Masland, Tarkett, Delos, and more. Searches can be filtered by application, color, construction, pattern, and environmental benefits and standards. Samples ordered by midnight Eastern Standard Time are delivered the next day at no cost. Material Bank offsets 100% of direct carbon emissions from all sample shipments and samples can be easily returned to Material Bank for reuse, eliminating waste.

“We are excited about the wonderful possibilities for architects and designers to explore the carpet collections that are made with ECONYL regenerated nylon through Material Bank’s world class platform,” said Franco Rossi, president of Aquafil USA. “The ability to create design boards and palettes directly on the site with carpet samples of collections made with ECONYL nylon is a game changer and we are excited to empower designers with these resources.”

ECONYL regenerated nylon can be infinitely recycled without ever losing quality. Unleashing infinite possibilities for designers and architects, ECONYL nylon is made from 100 percent waste, is 100 percent recyclable, and offers up to 90 percent reduction in global warming potential compared to nylon from fossil sources.

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ECONYL® regenerated nylon is made 100% from nylon waste like fishing nets and reclaimed carpets. In 2007, Aquafil established the Energy & Recycling operational unit to boost the sustainable activities of the Aquafil Group. Thanks to R&D, the ECONYL® Regeneration System was created in 2011 and is the world’s most efficient industrial system for the production of regenerated nylon six and boasts no loss of quality after reclamation and transformation of nylon waste. Aquafil USA, and its Italian-based parent company Aquafil S.p.A., are committed to improving the environment by pioneering sustainability initiatives to ensure a brighter future for tomorrow. For more information, visit