What Is Cactus Leather? Is It Sustainable?

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Takeaways:

  • Cactus leather comes from the prickly pear cactus, making it a sustainable material.
  • The cactus is harvested twice a year by cutting off only mature cactus leaves so the plant can continue growing.
  • The prickly pear cactus is a  fast-growing plant that doesn’t need much water or pesticides and is can grow easily in arid conditions.

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