How Carter Industrial’s Recycled rPVB Leather Alternative Reduces Scope 3 Emissions

Carter Industrial Company is a pioneer in sustainable materials with its innovative rPVB Leather Alternative made from post-consumer waste like laminated car windshields and building window glasses.

By utilizing recycled content in its manufacturing, Carter Industrial mitigates environmental impacts in multiple ways. It conserves natural resources and diverts waste from landfills while saving energy. Their rPVB Leather Alternative exemplifies their commitment to sustainable production and consumption per the International Sustainability Standards Board’s (ISSB) financial disclosure guidelines—key pillars of responsible business practices.

Moreover, recycled materials can significantly reduce Scope 3 emissions—indirect emissions resulting from a company’s value chain activities like procuring raw materials. By upcycling waste into new products, Carter Industrial lessens the demand for virgin materials and the associated emissions generated from their production and processing.

The synthetic leather market, which includes Carter Industrial’s rPVB Leather Alternative, was valued at $38.98 billion in 2023 and is projected to grow 7.87% annually until 2030. This growth reflects rising consumer awareness of environmental sustainability and animal welfare.

As an industry leaders, Carter Industrial remains dedicated to continuous innovation. They invite you to join them on their sustainability journey. Working together, supply chain management can be revolutionized and emissions reduced across all business sectors for a greener 21st-century economy.

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