Pineapple Waste Transformed into Leather-Like Material

SOURCE: DEZEEN

New materials company Ananas Anam is using pineapple waste to create a new material that provides an animal-friendly alternative to leather.

The material uses fine cellulose fibers extracted from pineapple leaves – which are considered an agricultural by-product that is often burned or left to rot. An estimated 40,000 tonnes of this pineapple waste is generated globally each year.

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