Pennsylvania scientists develop 100% leather waste fiber made from scraps

October 23, 2020 EcoVadis ‏‏‎


After five years and $3 million worth of research and development, two Pennsylvania scientists have developed a proprietary process to create a brand new, 100% leather waste fiber. The company, Sustainable Composites, is turning leather scraps into a new product called Enspire Leather to replicate the look, feel, performance and even smell of traditional tanned hide at a significantly lower financial and environmental cost.


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