25 Jul '13, 10pm

Let the debates begin! Faux Fur is More Environmentally Friendly Than Mink, Says New Study | Ecouterre via @Ecouterre

Let the debates begin! Faux Fur is More Environmentally Friendly Than Mink, Says New Study | Ecouterre via @Ecouterre

The study compares a natural mink fur coat side by side with a faux fur coat (as we as a mink trimmed and faux fur trimmed). Aside from production, a heavy tax on the environment comes from the life long maintenance of natural fur increases its impact on climate change incredibly- especially for cold storage during summer months. The study also found that natural mink still has a greater environmental effect than five fur coats, even if cold storage and yearly cleaning aren’t performed.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/faux-fur-is-more-environmentally...

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