Water and leather

By Sarah Swenson, Environmental Manager, PrimeAsia
Published:  21 August, 2013
PrimeAsia China bionet plant

PrimeAsia manufactures high quality lifestyle and sports inspired leathers for global branded footwear, apparel and leather goods market with an annual production capacity of around 128 million sq ft of leather. Its manufacturing site in China produces 5.5million sq ft of leather per month. As water is a necessary resource for the creation of leather, PrimeAsia strives to reduce water use and over the past five years has reduced fresh water intake by 21.5%. In 2012, it set further ambitious targets to reduce energy, water, and waste reduction by 30%.

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