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Friday, October 7, 2016
Talk About Innovation! Designer Creates Faux Leather -- with Pineapple Leaves? (Watch)
Purchasing leather goods isn’t exactly the most sustainable or animal-friendly thing consumers can do. But for those who want the look and feel of leather without the negative impact, there’s a new alternative out there. It might even be in your kitchen already.
Fashion designer Carmen Hijosa is using pineapple — yes, pineapple — to create a vegan leather product. Hijosa uses the unused leaves from pineapple farms, which also helps farmers in places like the Philippines reduce waste and use all of the pineapples they produce.