Circular economy in the first place
To produce its green and extra luxury carpets and rugs, the Italian company led by Vincenzo Solenne has chosen ECONYL, an innovative and ecological synthetic yarn, developed by the Aquafil group recycling nylon fishing nets, plastic waste and production waste.
Attention to the environment’s wellbeing in relation to our activity is one of the core values of Luxury Carpet Studio. The approach involves the conscious and sustainable design, the use of clean energy and, above all, the use of natural and reusable raw materials or themselves from recycling. Ecodesign consists in thinking and producing according to the dictates of circular economy, for which a manufact doesn’t cease to exist neither when it becomes waste, nor when it becomes obsolete and is dismissed from the market, instead, it keeps on living, entering phases of collection, repairing, regeneration, recycle, reuse or returns to the economic cycle in a new guise. These processes are highly artisanal and take into account environmental impact.
As Vincenzo Solenne, ceo of the company says: “for our high market, green collections we opted for synthetic materials developed to respond to circular economy criteria and needs. In particular, we chose Aquafil, Italian leader group in synthetic fibre production, committed since its foundation in 1965, through a very active and conscious policy, to environmental safeguard; for this reason, in fact, they built their own recycling and regenerating plant. This product is called ECONYL®.”
ECONYL® perfectly embodies my values and the ones of Luxury Carpet Studio, since it allows the creation of ‘executive’ and custom carpets and carpeting without extracting or consuming new resources (except for energy) with a very low impact on environment, as the LCA (Life Cycle Assessment) analysis proves. On the other hand, ECONYL manufacts have proved to be ideal for a ‘sartorial’ use in the field of residential housing, hotel industry, fashion, nautical sector, automotive, having to comply with the world Eco compatible classification standards for buildings and the severe requirements of the Leed certification.
First photo by: Franco Chimenti / Location: Francesca Semprini Location