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Recyc Leather Innovative Material

Recycling natural leather fibers from post-production leather wastage

July 2021
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01.

Identification

Leather processing involves highly polluting processes (tanning is very water and chemical-intensive) while producing a significant amount of waste scraps (about 1 million tonnes going to landfill each year). Recyc Leather is an innovative material produced through an intelligent recycling process of leather scraps from different products, such as garden gloves. Recyc Leather aims to use leather waste to give it a second life and avoid landfill. With a growing demand for ethical, eco-friendly and recycled products, Recyc Leather manufactures both recycled leather and finished products, offering an environmentally friendly alternative to virgin leather. Recyc Leather's products are lighter and have exceptional strength while retaining their original look and feel.

Label Date July 2021
From Hong Kong SAR
Maturity stage Medium and large scale commercialization
Looking For Network, New clients, Partners

Sectors - Value chain - Application

Sectors
Applications
Design, Power & Produce
Package & Distribute
Use & Efficiency
Valorize & Restore
Value Chain Steps
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The environmental benefits

  • 1 m2 recycled leather saves 600 gr leather waste destinated to landfill
  • 1m2 recycled leather saves 200 L water compared conventional tannery
  • Gives leather waste a second life
  • 50 tons leather waste saved - potential for (x) 1000 tons to be saved from landfill
  • Reduces water consumption by 50% compared to genuine leather- no chrome tanning
03.

The Financial benefits

  • At least 30% cheaper than virgin leather (price / m2)
04.

Activity Region

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  • Headquarters
  • Activity
05.

Company Profile

Recyc Leather

Turning leather off-cuts destined for landfills into a new high quality material .

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Headquarters Cameron Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
06.

Networking Partner

Ubuntoo

Ubuntoo is a global collaboration platform that connects innovators and industry leaders to work on solutions to environmental challenges The issues we face on the planet cannot be solved in individual silos. Our team invites you to join The Ubuntoo Collective, a global community of 3353 professionals dedicated to sustainable solutions.

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