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Category
Materials
Author
Brooke Roberts-Islam
Date
04.10.2022
Two Truths
Animal leather versus alternative ‘leathers’

The desire for simple answers sometimes gets in the way of proper analysis, leading the industry and consumers astray. Case in point: leather.

The emergence of plant 'leathers' in recent years has been a win for vegan consumers but a loss for the environment. Whilst the media is awash with stories about how plant leathers are 'better' than animal leathers, there are many factors to be considered before arriving at such a binary conclusion. Here we examine those factors by comparing leather from cattle hides to alternative 'leathers' that comprise plant, fungus (mycelium) and petrochemical inputs.

Animal leather has existed since primitive times when hides were used for warmth and utility, representing practical and optimal use of every part of the animal by carnivorous humans. But in the current industrial context, hides are a byproduct of a vast meat industry that causes high environmental and social impacts relative to the nourishment and sustenance it provides.

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