24 March 2023

Pro-leather campaign platform Leather Naturally celebrated World Water Day on March 22 by reiterating the industry’s commitment to best practice in reducing water consumption, reports Leatherbiz.


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It quoted 2020 figures that put the average consumption of water in tanneries in Europe at about 600 litres of water per hide, or around 121 litres per square-metre of finished leather produced. It sad this meant a pair of shoes made from this leather would have a water impact of 44 liters.

It added that innovative technologies are already in place driving further improvement.

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