21 February 2024

One 4 Leather - Constituent Carbon in Materials

An interesting article that addresses the greenwashing and importance of understanding the potential impact of new materials.

Automotive leather is made of 80%+ bio-based carbon compared to much of the leather alternatives or vegan leather is 80%+ fossil-based carbon.

“Especially important is avoiding what are sometimes called “regrettable substitutions” – whereby one material is replaced with another that merely introduces a new set of problems.”

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