Michelin Replaces Leather Work Gloves With Synthetics

The tire giant Michelin agreed to reduce its leather glove usage from 60 percent to 30 to 40 percent. Now, 60 to 70 percent of its work gloves will be synthetic. The company orders 1.5 to 2 million gloves each year.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind