Kangaroo industry 'not concerned' at New Balance plan to stop using kangaroo leather

Sally Gall
October 4 2023 - 5:00pm
Activists applaud news of third shoe company to stop using roo leather
Activists applaud news of third shoe company to stop using roo leather

Emerging environmental concerns about microplastics breaking down could see a trio of international shoe manufacturers, currently phasing out their use of kangaroo skins, return to using natural leather in future, according to the Kangaroo Industry Association of Australia.

Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications. Get in touch at 0427 575 955 if you've got a story idea for me.

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