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19 May, 2016

Sustainable 'Leather' Made From Pineapples

    Carmen Hijosa visited the Phillipines to consult with the leather industry. While there, she found two huge problems; the leather was of poor quality and the production process was bad for the environment and the people living there.  This led her to develop Pinatex; a plant based leather made from Pineapples.  She knew that there was an abundance of Pineapples...

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17 May, 2016

Aston Martin Uses Leather Scraps to Make Art

   Have you ever wondered where all the unused leather scraps go after the interior of a car is made? Maybe you have, maybe you haven't; but Aston Martin shows us one example of how these leather scraps can be reused.  Thousands of luxury cars are made each year with leather interiors, but few companies recycle the leather scraps.  Aston...

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