About Down and Feather

Light as air with warmth that adjusts to our internal thermostats, down and feather is a part of our lives.  We find it in our

  • Homes:  In the pillows and comforters that keep us comfortable and contribute to healthy sleep;
  • Apparel: In the jackets and mittens that keep out the winter cold;
  • Sporting Gear: In the sleeping bags that we zip into on camping trips.

Down and feather is an important and popular part of our lives because it is natural, environmentally recyclable and its manufacture requires a far lower carbon footprint than synthetic materials that keep us warm.

Natural … warm … green.

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About the IDFB

The IDFB is the international association of the down and feather industry (including processors of raw material and producers of down filled finished article), the down and feather trade and independent testing institutes for product fill material.

By testing the material that goes into your down and feather, the IDFB’s goal is to assure consumers that the down and feather is pure, sanitary and that it is derived as a byproduct of the food industry.

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