15 December 2023
Leatherbiz writes that we published the thirteenth Nothing To Hide essay in its original form in World Leather April-May 2016. It was written by Steven Jesseph, who had been chief executive of Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP) and chair of the judging panel for our Tannery of the Year programme.
At that time, a look at materials that presented themselves as being direct competitors of leather inevitably concentrated on polyurethane, polyvinyl chloride and other plastics that manufacturers present as alternatives. In this updated version, we reflect also on more recent developments.
Click on the link to read the http://nothing-to-hide.org/LeatherFacts/Plastic:_the_price_to_pay