The True Impact Of Vegan (Plastic) Leather



With the rise of the environmentally conscious consumer and veganism, fashion brands have looked for new sustainable fashion trends. Or at least, products that can be marketed as green. So, is vegan leather actually green, or is its environmental impact equal to – or worse – than real leather?

Further reading:

Harper’s Bazaar
https://www.harpersbazaar.com/uk/fashion/fashion-news/a30640996/vegan-leather-sustainability/

Surface

Is Vegan Leather Actually Sustainable?

NYTimes

Popular Science

Is ‘vegan’ leather really better for the planet?

Inside Climate News

As Beef Comes Under Fire for Climate Impacts, the Industry Fights Back

Yahoo!
https://www.yahoo.com/now/vegan-leather-market-research-report-111800171.html?guccounter=1#:~:text=The%20Global%20Vegan%20Leather%20Market,GBP%2C%20JPY%2C%20and%20AUD.

LA Times
https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-2010-mar-13-la-hm-realist-20100313-story.html

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