Tanning shoe leather with barrels full of water and chromium sulfate poses a hazard to tanners, shoe wearers and the environment. Two new alternatives involve tanning in highly pressurized CO2 in special drums and using rhubarb root extract.
EU manufacturers lose billions of euros annually as a result of a rising flood of counterfeit goods being brought into the bloc, a fresh report has shown. The situation is expected to get even worse in the years ahead.
What do a leather shoe and paint on a church wall have to do with international politics? DW takes a look at oddities and memorable moments from the gathering of the world’s most powerful people.
Shoes, dresses, jewelry, but also a cigarette lighter that once belonged to Hollywood star and fashion icon Audrey Hepburn can be purchased online at Christie's starting today.
People buy, consume and then discard. But can you imagine a reality where the concept of waste had no meaning? That's behind the growing "cradle to cradle" movement.
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