Facts about fur farms : factory farming harms the environment


There can be serious environmental consequences of fur farming. In this section, you'll find a short list of the most serious cases of environmental damages caused by factory farming that have no reported equivalence in faux fur production. Intensive farming is also the least efficient use of our planet's natural resources.

Fur : little nature - lots of chemicals

In 2016, the scientific experts of the Bremer Institute, analysed several fur items some of them sold for children. They found out that most of the fur items were loaded with chemicals, including formaldehyde and nonylphenol. It is important to acknowledge  fur, as a finished product, contains several chemical components. Those chemicals are bought in large proportion to the chemical industry in order to process the millions of skins produced per year and make them marketable.

Read the study here.