Leather Produced From Discarded Salmon Skin

Nanai Leather uses the salmon skin normally discarded from fish canneries to produce leather goods.

Kyle Studstill
Kyle Studstill on February 3, 2010.

Nanai Leather has adapted the method used by the Eastern Siberian people of the company’s namesake, producing leather goods from the skin of salmon. The manufacturers use normally discarded skin from fish canneries, and colors the leather for products using chrome free vegetable tanning.

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TOPICS: Environmental / Green, Fashion
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Kyle Studstill is a regular contributor to Kyle works as a consultant working at the New York office of PSFK. His background is in analysis, from the analysis of cultural and technological change, to analysis of consumer and human insight, to military intelligence analysis with the US Intelligence and Security Command. Kyle loves the future, much like O'Brien from Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four.