28 April 2022
No animal is killed for your car seat. There we have it. It’s a bold statement, but it’s also a fact about automotive leather that most people aren’t aware of. Report by One 4 Leather.
If you find yourself confused by this statement, bear with us: we are well aware that leather comes from larger animals.
However, animals aren’t raised in order to give us leather: they’re raised for their meat, milk or wool.
So did you know that:
This means that hides are upcycled to create a sustainable material for automotive interiors (and other applications). So yes, we can honestly say that no animals are bred for their hides and that we believe, as an industry, that we are adding real value by turning a leftover into a durable product. All because if we wouldn’t up-cycle the hides, they would end up creating a very big pile of waste.
So why not turn each hide into a 100% beautiful piece of leather then, right?
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