Sustainable Leather Campaign for a cleaner future  With only two years to go, brands and tanners are being challenged to meet the Zero Discharge Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) goals: the elimination of all hazardous chemicals in the whole production process of the global textile, leather and footwear value chain

Mar 12, 2018
Posted in: , Companies , Sustainability

stahl - sustainability_general_man-on-mountain_aqualen-topcoatsAs the leading company in process and specialty chemicals for a wide variety of materials, and an affiliate member of the ZDHC Foundation, Stahl is determined to create a more sustainable leather supply chain. With their launch of the Sustainable Leather Campaign in September 2017, they confirmed their dedication to help tanners and brands to create leather in a more sustainable way.
They combined all their sustainable solutions – from beamhouse to finish – in their new L.I.F.E. collection, a collection with a low impact on the environment.

The main solutions of the L.I.F.E. collection are Proviera® – Probiotics for Leather™, Stahl EasyWhite Tan™ and Stahl Neo. Proviera® – Probiotics for Leather™ reduces the wastewater that comes from beamhouse systems when preparing hides for tanning and replaces traditional leather chemicals with 100% natural products. During the chrome-free tanning process, Stahl EasyWhite Tan™ meets the growing demand for more sustainable leather without compromising on product quality and usability. The process uses 40% less water and the salt in the wastewater is reduced by at least 80%.
After tanning the leather, Stahl offers an extensive leather finish portfolio. Stahl Neo helps tanners to produce the full range of leather articles in a qualitative, compliant and sustainable way.


Stahl is a leading company in processing chemicals for leather and other substrates. Since the 1930’s Stahl is looking to realize the […]

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