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
By Andrea Ritter
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
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
Decrease the demand and don’t buy 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