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Hardly the ‘Holy Grail’: Why Fashion Needs to ‘Level Up’ on Plant-Based Leather

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For consumers who are often forced to choose between goods that potentially harm animals and those that drip with fossil fuels, the latest breed of plant-based leathers seems to provide the perfect no-compromise solution. But ersatz hides made from cactus fronds, pineapple leaves, grape skins or apple peels may not be as natural, sustainable or…

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