PROMOTING THE USE OF NATURAL FIBRES
FOR A HEALTHY AND MORE SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
CREATING A DIVERSIFIED PLANT-BASED FIBRE MARKET WHILE NOURISHING NATURE AND COMMUNITY
Fibral™ Fibres are wholly plant-based fibres originating from virgin sources of ancient underrepresented fibers or from new plant-based fibrous waste sources.
FIBRAL™ Materials are textiles, non-wovens, or leather alternatives that are based upon a majority of plant-based fibres (Fibral). They may include other, biobased or non-biobased, components suited to the functional desired product applications and market requirements.
To unite like-minded companies developing plant-based, innovative and sustainable materials and providing a space for partnering, sharing and caring.
To strengthen and give voice to the common vision and mission of healing the earth’s ecosystems and the textile industry.
To enhance and empower its members’ market positioning, as Fibral™ materials become a new force for change in the world of textile materials.
To become a strong platform to jointly access new industries and markets which are common to all members.
To bring transparency, traceability and clear guidelines and classification to all Fibral™ materials under the Fibral™ trade name.
To help to explore diverse and drive innovation.
To elevate the conversation within this material category.
Mainly rainfed with no irrigation needed
Low pesticide use
Improved soil fertility
Decrease land use change
Co-/ by-products for energy, building, etc.
Support of local business
Extended or additional revenue stream