Making Eco-Friendly Leather • Earth.com

Making Eco-Friendly Leather

09-01-2016

Alternatives to leather made from animal hides have been around for decades. Synthetic, leather is in our car seats and our stylish jackets. But at least one of the chemicals used to make faux leather is highly toxic.

In episode 18 of Speaking of Chemistry, host Lauren Wolf explains how companies usually make pleather and and eco-friendly leather, and talks about a more environmentally friendly manufacturing process that”s in the works.

American Chemical Society

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