YUMI® Leather vs. Real Leather Comparison Table

Feature YUMI® Leather Leather
Material Composition 40% USDA certified bio-based materials (corn) / 60% recycled & virgin polyester and nylon Animal hides
Carbon Emissions Emits 90% less carbon than animal leather

High carbon emissions during production

Environmental Impact Made from repurposed waste materials, eco-friendly Significant pollution from tanning processes
Animal Welfare Cruelty-free, vegan Involves animal cruelty
Water Usage Lower water consumption High water usage in tanning
Durability High durability, up to 8-10 years with microfiber backing Very high, long-lasting
Maintenance Easy to clean, maintain Requires specific care, can be difficult
Water Resistance  Water Resistance Naturally breathable, can stain with water


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