biodegradable leather manufacturers
nowadays many people prefer their shoes or bags or other leather goods made of biodegradable leather
usually there are 2 kinds of material used for leather goods:
first one is genuine leather: genuine leather is soft and comfortable,however it is not animal friendly,
and it is not sustainable.
second one is faux leather:biobased leather,pu leather,pvc leather,microfiber leather and other kinds of faux leather.
so which one is biodegradable?
it is the biobased leather.
so what is biobased leather? it is the faux leather made of plant
like cactus leather,apple leather,corn leather.
our material is corn leather which is made of corn starch.
for details you can check below link,for how to produce biobased leather and the composition.
why corn leather or other biobased leather is sustainable?
because it is plant based,so it is biodegradable,after the bags is broken and it will be treated as trash,and go back to our environment.
if it is pvc leather,it will take thousands year to decompose fully. however ,if it is biobased,it will take only 20-50 years to decompose,
it is eco friendly. and it is non toxic,it will not pollute the water or the earth after decompose.
Does sustainable leather have good physical performance?
yes the biobased leather and recycled leather have good physical performance.
it is anti abrasion,hydrolysis resistant,anti yellowing,good color fastness ,anti flexing,cold resistant.
so they are good choice for shoes.