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Leather. By Andrea Ritter. Leather Production. Effects on the Environment Harmful Chemicals Animal Cruelty PETA Alternatives. Effects on the Environment. Threat to waterways Top polluters Residents and workers suffer/die from cancer causing chemicals. Harmful Chemicals. Chromium

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leather

Leather

By Andrea Ritter

leather production
Leather Production
  • Effects on the Environment
  • Harmful Chemicals
  • Animal Cruelty
  • PETA
  • Alternatives
effects on the environment
Effects on the Environment
  • Threat to waterways
  • Top polluters
  • Residents and workers suffer/die from cancer causing chemicals
harmful chemicals
Harmful Chemicals
  • Chromium
  • Arsenic chemicals
  • Cyanide
  • Formaldahyde

Centers for Disease Control conducted studies showing that people who live near or work on tanneries have higher cancer rates and more incidents of leukemia

animal cruelty
Animal Cruelty
  • The leather industry slaughters over a billion animals per year
  • Kept in confinement
  • Deprived of food, water, and shelter
  • Neglected
  • Tail docked, dehorned, treated very cruely
  • Slaughtered
other examples of animal cruelty
Other Examples of Animal Cruelty
  • Kangaroo are decapitated to make soccer shoes
  • Alligators, lizards, and snakes are skinned alive
  • Kid goats are being boiled alive to make a pair of gloves
  • Tannery in Asia kills 2 milliondogs and catsfortheproduction of babyshoes
  • Tens of millions of cows are stunned, hung upside-down, bled to death, and skinned in slaughterhouses
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PETA

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

  • An organization dedicated to defending the rights of all animals
  • Boycotts to spread the word of animal cruelty
  • Help save animals
alternatives
Alternatives

Decrease the demand and don’t buy leather

  • Synthetic leather
  • Pleather
  • Chlorenal, the new leather

When shopping, think twice, Is it worth it?

Companies against using authentic leather in their products:

Liz Claiborne, Sam & Libby, Steve Madden, Nike, and discount stores

resources
Resources
  • Newkirk, Ingrid. "Leather: No Friend of the Earth". PETA. 29 Nov. 2008
  • http://www.peta.org/.
  • Newkirk, Ingrid. "Wool, Fur, and Leather: Hazardous to the Environment". PETA. 29 Nov. 2008 http://www.peta.org/mc/factsheet_display.asp?ID=146&pf=true.
  • Freudenberg, Carl. "The Process of Leather Making". Freudenberg. 29 Nov. 2008 <http://www.euroleather.com/process.htm>.
  • Schwartz, Aaron. "Introduction to Leather". International Council of Tanners. 29 Nov. 2008 http://www.tannerscouncilict.org/introtoleather.htm.
  • Friedrich, Bruce. "Leather: Dead Skin, Environmental Nightmare". Common Dreams. 29 Nov. 2008 <http://www.commondreams.org/archive/2007/04/30/863>.