When is Leather Not Leather?

Different materials have different benefits but labels can be confusing. This straightforward Leather Naturally fact sheet sets out some common labelling descriptions and explains how to interpret them in easy-to-understand terms.

Leather Not Waste

Leather is perhaps the oldest form of recycling, with leather manufacturers creating a diverse range of products from tactile glove leather to rugged walking boots, soft leather jackets to durable furniture. This simple infographic from Leather Naturally demonstrates the versatility of leather and why we have a responsibility to use a by-product that could otherwise go to waste.

Leather& Chemicals

Leather UK has released the second in a series of easy-to-understand animations about the leather industry.

Leather Versatility

A video presenting all the versatility of the bovine sector, of which leather is a big part, is the newest piece of communication to be produced by the Brazilian Leather project.

Back to Basics

Back to Basics is published by World Leather to provide an insight into what it describes as a ‘complex and changing industry.’ Leather Naturally is pleased to be able to offer it as a download, in six languages.

The Framework for Sustainable Leather Manufacture

Publsihed by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, (UNIDO) The Framework for Sustainable Leather Manufacture 2019 is a revision of the 2014 version, which examines the concept of leather as a sustainable and safe material.

Learn to Love Leather

Produced by Leather UK this concise guide explains what leather is and perhaps more importantly what it is not as it busts some popular myths and explains just why leather is such an enduring and truly sustainable material.

The Sustainability of Leather  | FAQ

How are tanneries regulated? Do tanneries still use mercury and aresnic? What is an MRSL?Read more about Leather and sustainability or download the Leather Naturally paper here.


Where does leather come from

Leather UK releases a short animation that clearly describes where leather comes from, its benefits and versatility.

Leather | True or False?

What's true, what's false? Sort the facts from the fiction about leather in this straightforward guide to the industry.

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