Video: Making leather that is Earth—and fashion-friendly

Making leather that is Earth-- and fashion-friendly (video)
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Alternatives to leather made from animal hides have been around for decades. Synthetic leather is in our car seats and our stylish jackets. But materials used to make faux-leather are also highly toxic.

In this week's Speaking of Chemistry, Lauren Wolf talks about a new, alternative way to make synthetic leather both eco-conscious and fashion-forward.

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