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On 28 May, Italy’s Council of Ministers approved the Legislative Decree with new "Dispositions on the use of the terms "leather", "skin" and "fur".
In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, Spanish tannery Tenerias Omega has launched two new ranges of anti-bacterial leather (ABL), Fresco and Rocket, intended for the Hospitality and Contract Furnishing markets, as well as for the Aviation industry.
There has been a long and complicated debate on how to measure the environmental impact of leather production, writes One 4 Leather. Even in recent articles, where leather is compared to other materials, the topic of its resourcing comes up as a divisive aspect. Finding a way to define, measure accurately and analyze the environmental impact of leather has been a significant challenge, but the approval of the Product Environmental Footprint Category Rules (PEFCR) by the EU’s Environmental Footprint Steering Committee is a defining step forward.
Raffaello is a natural and homogeneous skin, with a very fine grain, an aniline dyed full grain semi-aniline. The strong character of the finish is given by the dark tips (tiny tips) with a slight shiny effect that create an evident sense of depth in the structure.
Arzignano-based tanning group Dani has produced an animated film to highlight what it has called an “unexpected connection” between using leather and people’s life expectancy.