About ReSOURCE

With ReSOURCE, MUNICH FABRIC START has established an extended sourcing platform embracing a new dimension of sustainability for innovative and future-oriented production. Both online and in person at the trade fair events, ReSOURCE showcases a wide range of textile solutions from natural and organics to recycled fibers and innovative material solutions, to offer ethical and responsible sourcing solutions.

Meet with our certification partners at our shows or visit their websites to discover certified products, suppliers and materials which are relevant to your business! In the ReSOURCE area of MUNICH FABRIC START you will find not only the latest fabric, packaging and accessory developments but also lectures and panel discussions on relevant topics.

Meet Our Partners

OEKO-TEX

CLEAR FACTS, SAFE FEELING. A LABEL FOR TRANSPARENCY & TRUST..

An international label which ensures the standard of raw materials, processed textiles and finished products in protection of the environment, the consumer and the textile workers. 

MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX fulfils the demanding criteria of two out of the seven OEKO-TEX certifications including: STANDARD 100 which ensures the product has been tested for harmful substances and STeP which certifies the product was produced sustainably in socially responsible working conditions.

Visit the OEKO-TEX website

GLOBAL ORGANIC TEXTILE STANDARD (GOTS)

GOTS is a global standard for textile fibers from organic supply chains. The GOTS certification requires IFOAM’s Family of Standards Organic Production Standards for the raw fiber and sets strict criteria along the entire textile value chain from field to finished product. The standard covers the processing, manufacturing, packaging, labeling, trading and distribution of all textiles containing a minimum of 70% certified organic natural fibers. B2B resellers need to become certified in order to reference to GOTS in their marketing.

Visit the GOTS website

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF NATURAL TEXTILES (IVN)

The international association of natural textiles IVN is the certification body for two industry standard labels for ecologically manufactured products: NATURTEXTIL, Natural Textile, and NATURLEDER, Natural Leather. Moreover, IVN is co-owner of the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS). The member list covers the entire production chain, from suppliers and pre-production facilities to producers and brands to retailers and service providers, thus creating a comprehensive network of “green” industry expertise.
IVN also provides a consultancy service to members and external textile companies on their way to certification. Working closely within the retail industry to communicate and advocate the benefits of natural textiles and leather products. Working in press and public relations, consulting, education, networks and lobbying.

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About Munich Fabric Start

As one of the leading European textile fairs, MUNICH FABRIC START showcases the latest material developments and fashion solutions in: Fabrics, Additionals, Prints, Sourcing, Denim, Technology and Sustainable Sourcing. The showcase takes place over 3 days, 2 times a year in Munich in the MOC.

Visit the Munich Fabric Start website