Best of Ecouterre: 7 Eco-Friendly Leather Alternatives
Think you know your faux leathers? More options abound beyond icky-plasticky PVC and virgin polyurethane. From the stuff that keeps your vino stoppered to a 100 percent recycled microsuede made from old TV screens (yes, TV screens), here are seven options for the skin-eschewing ethicist.
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