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Testament to the low environmental imact veg-tanni9ng with quebracho has and how reforestation ensures a constant source of thsi traditional tanning product
Sarah Knapton of The Telegraph writes that meat is crucial for feeding the planet, leading scientists have said, as they warned it is not more environmentally-friendly to go vegan.
After winning one of the prizes at the Scottish Environment Business (VIBES) Awards in 2018, the Scottish Leather Group sponsored one of the categories at the 2019 event, reports Leatherbiz.
An opening ceremony hosted by Chairman of ECCO Leather Dieter Kasprzak and attended by a number of VIP guests marked the opening of an advanced high-tech leather cutting plant next to the company’s tannery in Xiamen, China. The new plant is destined to be a centre for leather cutting excellence of the ECCO Leather Group.
Leatherbiz reports that multi-stakeholder certification body the Leather Working Group (LWG) has signed a memorandum of understanding with main Italian tanning industry association, UNIC. The LWG said this “new, more collaborative relationship” with UNIC was the result of nine months of meetings and discussions.
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