Leather is not always simply a bi-product of meat production. Over 1 billion animals are killed every year for their skins. Many of these animals are kept in factory farms for the duration of their lives. But Leather production has not only a huge animal impact, but a human and environmental one too, with toxic chemicals used in the tanning process affecting workers, communities and the environment.
So what are your options for reducing the impact of your shoes, belts and bags on the issues you care about? Continue Reading →