Leather is a Modern Material


Thanks to everyone that tuned into the webinar hosted by APLF, listed below are the sources referenced through the presentation.

The webinar is recorded. Would you like to listen it back? Click on the link at the bottom of this page.

Metcha, the oracle of design and culture

Stories & Feelings Carried Thru The Ages
Story of a leather jacket

The Restory
Luxury leathergoods restoration service

Peterson & Stoop
Repurposed leather trainers

Elvis and Kresse
Making luxury products from reclaimed raw materials

Sustainable product design

Stephen Kenn
Interview with Stephen Kenn, a designer working with leather

Leather Working Group
Multi-stakeholder group that develops and maintains a protocol that assesses the environmental compliance and performance capabilities of leather manufacturers and promotes sustainable and appropriate environmental business practices within the leather industry

Brazilian Sustainability certification standard that applies the tripod of sustainability concept in which a tanning industry's results are considered in economic, environmental, and social terms.

The Code of Conduct and Social Accountability, from UNIC Italy, that defines the principles of conduct and social accountability of leather manufacturing

By managing chemical inputs, ZDHC wants to ensure safer products, cleaner water and fresher air. The initiative focusses on leather and other materials and maintains a Manufacturing Restricted Substance List (MRSL) and Waste Water Guidelines

Webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8v6m_Ux8_0&t=878s

Source: APLF https://www.leatherfair.aplf.com/en-us



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