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October 24, 2013

Old leather scraps find new life as walls, floors

  • A new manufacturing process produces a material from recycled leather that is similar in density to wood and cheaper than standard leather.
    Journal Staff Reporter

    Photo courtesy of EcoDomo [enlarge]
    This Starbucks store across from Pike Place Market used a recycled leather product for the front of the barista bar.

    When you walk into the Starbucks at 102 Pike St. across from Pike Place Market in Seattle you might notice the front of the barista bar is leather.

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