Leather world is fascinating and full of secrets, but there are also some prejudices.
This section was created with the aim of providing quality information, spreading the value of leather and recounting the incredible properties of such a precious material.

This is why we are members of Leather Naturally, a non-profit association that aims to spread the curiosities of our industry, promote the natural and sustainable beauty of leather, and inspire designers and professionals.

From the agricultural industry to the cosmetics industry:

From the agricultural industry to the cosmetics industry:

The waste material produced by the production waste of tanneries has multiple uses. Organic biomass is transformed into hydrolysates, useful substances that are an important element in this circular economy process. Read more about the sustainability report @unicitalia 2021.
UNIC, ICEC and WWF have joined forces

UNIC, ICEC and WWF have joined forces

And they will work together to make the processes of the tanning industry even more sustainable.How? By committing to a programme of initiatives aimed at enhancing ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) practices.Source: @laconceria
Modern leather-working companies do not use mercury, arsenic, phenol or formaldehyde.

Modern leather-working companies do not use mercury, arsenic, phenol or formaldehyde.

Today, major leather producers must demonstrate that they comply with all the main regulations on the subject such asEU-REACH and the ZDHC, which contains a list of prohibited substances called MRSLs.Source: @leather_naturally
Did you know that, thanks to tanning, 750,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions are saved every year?

Did you know that, thanks to tanning, 750,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions are saved every year?

This is the amount of carbon dioxide that would be produced by disposing of 33 million skins, the amount that is recycled every year in the USA alone, starting from the waste from the food industry.Source: @laconceria
Deforestation is a much discussed and worrying phenomenon.

Deforestation is a much discussed and worrying phenomenon.

But who is responsible for all this?Animal husbandry for the food industry requires less and less livestock and therefore requires less space. Deforestation seems to be due in large part to those who speculate in the sale of timber and in intensive plantations.
What links flame retardants for the construction industry, gelatin for food and collagen for cosmetics?

What links flame retardants for the construction industry, gelatin for food and collagen for cosmetics?

The answer lies in leather production.Fleshings, crust trimmings, splitting waste and other scraps become valuable elements in other production chains. Follow us to find out more!