21 Aug '11, 5am

Even leaders in the leather industry admit, leather tanning can never be eco-friendly.

-OlsenHaus has been featured in VOGUE, Daily Candy, Marie Claire, O the Oprah Magazine, on THE FASHION SHOW, on Fox TV and other notable publications. OlsenHaus does not need to use Ecouterre as a base for advertising. I was asked to do this piece based on my industry experience, and to raise awareness of this issue, which is the goal of OlsenHaus as a whole. We thank Ecouterre for bringing this issue to the table for discussion and education. -We are not aware of the FaceBook post you mentioned, I assure you that your questions would have been addressed promptly. -Leather is the product of the chemical tanning of animal skins. This process keeps the skin from decomposing while polluting the ecosystem. Hence, a loved pair of leather boots from the 1970’s is still around today. Does this make them eco? How many pairs have been thrown out since the 1970’s? There are too many...

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/can-leather-be-eco-friendly-ever/

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