25 July 2023
The discussion about plastic or microplastics in the sea is omnipresent. An important part of this microplastic comes from the fashion industry, which includes shoes made of plastic. Plastic does not degrade and is a permanent burden. Even recycled plastic bottles do not solve the problem, as the end product cannot be recycled and remains on the planet forever unless it is thermally recycled or incinerated.
In comparison, leather does not pose a risk of microplastics: