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Could Microorganisms Make Your Next (Alt) Leather Handbag?

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After decades of wreaking havoc on the planet, fashion is looking to right its wrongs—and quickly. Material innovations have accelerated in recent seasons, from recycled PET made from post-consumer plastics to footwear foams made from algae. Leathers traditionally made from the hides of cattle have been replaced with produce, from pineapple leaves to apple skins,…

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