Richard Wool’s Non-Toxic Eco-Leather Protects Animals And The Planet

December 21, 2013 by  
Filed under Eco, Green

For those who love shoes, there’s a constant battle between brands that are high quality and brands that are ethical. Leather has long been the favorite material for making shoes since it’s durable, flexible, and beautiful. But it’s not very kind to the animals who have to lose their skin to make it. Not to mention that tanning  leather  is a toxic endeavor that creates polluted air and water. That’s why University of Delaware professor Richard Wool is working on a leather alternative made from natural fibers and oils. Companies like Puma and Nike are already considering it for new designs. Click the link to learn more. READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: cruelty-free leather , leather shoes , non-toxic leather , plant-based fashion , plant-based leather , Richard Wool , vegan leather , vegan shoes , vegan sneakers        

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Richard Wool’s Non-Toxic Eco-Leather Protects Animals And The Planet

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