Cotton is Biodegradable

(Update: 11. October 2020) The worldwide Cotton consumption is currently estimated at about 26 million tons. Altogether, the need for all fibres on the part of the textile industry is …

UN Recognition for Natural Fibres

The UN has officially recognized the importance of natural plant fibres in sustainable development through Resolution 78/169, a landmark step for the global natural fibres community. This resolution emphasises the …

DNFI at Heimtextil 2024

(Updated: January 20, 2024) The public panel discussion of DNFI members is scheduled for 11 January 2024 at 11:00 during the Heimtextil trade fair in Frankfurt/Germany. Textiles made from natural …

Amelie Pörschmann wins 2023 DNFI Award

(Updated: Dezember 19, 2023) Amelie Pörschmann a student at Hochschule Hof, University of Applied Sciences, Hof/Kronach/Münchberg/Selb, Germany has won the 2023 Discover Natural Fibres Initiative Innovation Award for the development …

Dr Hermanutz and Dr Schneck win 2022 DNFI Award

Dr. Frank Hermanutz and Dr. Tanja Schneck, German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf (DITF), Germany, have won the DNFI Innovation in Natural Fibres Award 2022. The award-winning project …

DNFI Award 2022 – Deadline 9 Sept

Natural fibres offer mechanical strength, low weight, and resilience, as well as renewability and biodegradability, making them ideal partners to high-tech, modern, and sustainable textile applications. The DNFI Innovation in …