Environment – Roadmap to reduce deforestation through traceability

4 July 2022 Environment – Roadmap to reduce deforestation through traceability The Leather Working Group (LWG) is celebrating World Rainforest Day on June 22 and continues to work with its NGO partner organisations, the National Wildlife Fund and the World Wildlife Fund (NWF-WWF) towards the goal of achieving 100% deforestation and conversion-free (DCF) leather.  … Continue reading Environment – Roadmap to reduce deforestation through traceability

Leather Naturally reminds us……

4 July 2022 Leather Naturally reminds us…… Through history leather has been regarded as a valuable material because of its durability and the fact that it wears well, uniquely softening with age. Leather breathes, it absorbs and releases moisture, resulting in leather furniture with long-lasting comfort.     High quality leather furniture undergoes rigorous modern… Continue reading Leather Naturally reminds us……

Environment – Too much fashion produced and wasted

4 July 2022 Environment – Too much fashion produced and wasted Greenline is the largest textile recovery company in Italy based in the Marche region. Every day 20 to 40 tons of textile waste arrive here from the big fashion groups. These are not only waste from the production process (mainly from the cutting phase)… Continue reading Environment – Too much fashion produced and wasted

Meat Alternatives – You can’t force-feed the public with plant-based food

30 June 2022 Meat Alternatives – You can’t force-feed the public with plant-based food The enthusiasm shown by investors for plant-based meat products, or “meatless meat” appears to have fizzled out since the halcyon days of US market leader, Beyond Meat, being valued at $15 billion. Only as recently as December 2021, the stock price… Continue reading Meat Alternatives – You can’t force-feed the public with plant-based food

Deforestation – Leather is no driver of deforestation, COTANCE insists

30 June 2022 Deforestation – Leather is no driver of deforestation, COTANCE insists The leather industry’s representative body in the European Union, COTANCE, has issued a statement to refute claims in a recent report from campaign group Global Witness linking the leather industry to deforestation in the Amazon, reports Leatherbiz.     COTANCE said in… Continue reading Deforestation – Leather is no driver of deforestation, COTANCE insists

Leatherbiz Market Intelligence – Headwinds for furniture

30 June 2022 Leatherbiz Market Intelligence – Headwinds for furniture The most recent edition of Leatherbiz Market Intelligence went live on June 28.     In this edition of the report, available for subscribers to read here, there is a reiteration of the message that economic and geopolitical pressures are likely to affect all of… Continue reading Leatherbiz Market Intelligence – Headwinds for furniture

United States of America – GPS technology to guide cattle grazing

29 June 2022 United States of America – GPS technology to guide cattle grazing With over 30 miles of barbed wire fencing to maintain on his Flint Hills cattle ranch in the US state of Kansas, owner Daniel Mushrush has an ongoing task so that he does not lose cattle and avoid injury.   Cow… Continue reading United States of America – GPS technology to guide cattle grazing

Sustainability – Japan’s special demands suit Gucci, CEO says

29 June 2022 Sustainability – Japan’s special demands suit Gucci, CEO says The chief executive of Gucci, Marco Bizzari, has said during a visit to Japan that luxury products have built-in sustainability because they often last a long time and are passed from one generation to the next, reports Leatherbiz   In an interview he… Continue reading Sustainability – Japan’s special demands suit Gucci, CEO says

Leather Naturally asks….Trend alert this summer!

29 June 2022 Leather Naturally asks….Trend alert this summer! Do you have a cool pair of leather sneakers you want to give a personal touch? Because…what could be better this summer than a unique pair of leather sneakers…     Read more about handmade leather sneakers with a personal touch: https://bit.ly/3QPKx4c

Aviation – Leather in flight

28 June 2022 Aviation – Leather in flight Scheduled for June 14-16, the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg is a key event for aircraft interior design. Leather is playing an increasingly important role when fitting out cabin interiors, passenger seating and not only in first and business class.   Air France A220-300 cabin   Tanneries… Continue reading Aviation – Leather in flight