An introduction to Leather and the Circular Economy

World Leather
7 min readFeb 5, 2020

In the 2020s and beyond, the way we make and use products is going to have to shift from a linear model to a circular one. Influential institutions such as the European Commission realise that it’s only by achieving this change that they can meet targets for keeping global warming at a manageable level. What they may not have realised yet is that at least one sector, leather, is already a perfect fit for the circular economy model.

These ten criteria demonstrate why leather is a perfect fit for the move towards a circular economy. CREDIT: WTP
World Leather

World Leather is a magazine covering the global leather industry. It is published by World Trades Publishing, based in Liverpool.