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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Red Leather Yellow Leather

MANUFACTURING - The story of making rubbish fabulous

The problem 

What do you do with 2,450,000,000kg of waste leather every year? It’s a toxic issue, laden with harmful chemicals and exacerbated by snobbery about what is considered useable in some industries. Surely there’s a way to use this resource without it ending up in a landfill?

The solution

A creative bunch have developed an entirely new business model, which takes this usually wasted leather and sorts and cleans it without the use of abrasive chemicals, so they are then able to turn these scraps into stylish and functional leatherware.

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