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Women's Ecolast Tranquil T-Back

Following the launch of our Ecolast™ swimwear, made also from ocean waste, we’re delighted to announce we’ve partnered with Healthy Seas. Healthy Seas is a not-for-profit initiative with a mission to protect our oceans and marine life by collecting abandoned fishing nets that are then transformed by Aquafil into ECONYL® yarn to create sustainable products.

Working with divers, schools, NGOs and governments, Healthy Seas is responsible for the retrieval of ghost fishing nets, raising awareness of the environmental damage these nets cause. It’s estimated 640,000 tons of fishing equipment is discarded in our oceans every year, each taking hundreds of years to decompose. The Healthy Seas initiative also collaborates with fishermen, fish farms and local communities to prevent these nets ending up in the sea by helping to source responsible solutions.

The fishing nets recovered by Healthy Seas are cleaned of foreign materials and prepared for regeneration by...

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