Nike sports new low carbon 'Flyleather' footwear material

Michael Holder
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Sportswear giant claims new Flyleather innovation is made from 50 per cent recycled natural leather fibre and uses 90 per cent less water in production

Nike has announced a new "game-changing" low carbon leather material designed for use across its footwear range, which it claims has an 80 per cent lower carbon footprint compared to traditional leather...

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