Towards a more sustainable tannery sector in the Mediterranean

United Nations Environment Programme. Mediterranean Action Plan (2015)

This technical guide provides information on alternatives to leather that can prevent the environmental and human health impact while promoting local employment and sustainable economic opportunities, and summarises associated environmental problems caused by the tanning sector in the air, water and soil vectors and main generated pollutants. It also describes some available tools to implement a sustainability policy in the tanning

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